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Bierman Name Meaning

Dutch and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a beer merchant, brewer, or tavern owner or a nickname for a beer drinker. Respelling of the German cognate Biermann.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Biermann, Bierma, Beerman, Berman, Birman, Nierman, Biderman, Wierman

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Where is the Bierman family from?

You can see how Bierman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Bierman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Bierman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 15 Bierman families living in Ontario. This was about 79% of all the recorded Bierman's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Bierman families in 1911.
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What did your Bierman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Bierman. 100% of Bierman men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Bierman women worked as a Domestic. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Domestic
  • Servant
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Census Records

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Bierman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bierman census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Bierman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Bierman. For the veterans among your Bierman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Bierman lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Bierman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Bierman in 1953 was 77, and 77 in 2004.

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