Bierman Family History

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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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Bierman Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Bierman name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Bierman. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    41%

  • Germanic Europe

    15%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    13%

  • European Jewish

    8%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    5%

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Bierman Family Origin

Where is the Bierman family from?

Bierman Family Occupations

What did your Bierman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Bierman occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Bierman's were Farmers. Farmer and Labourer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bierman.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Labourer

    50%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Bierman ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Bierman Historical Records

What Bierman family records will you find?

Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Bierman Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bierman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bierman ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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