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Biermann Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a brewer or tavern owner or a nickname for a drinker; a variant of Bier .

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


Similar surnames: Bierman, Bermann, Niermann, Eiermann, Liermann, Biedermann, Bierma

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Where is the Biermann family from?

You can see how Biermann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Biermann family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Biermann families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 2 Biermann families living in Quebec. This was about 67% of all the recorded Biermann's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Biermann families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Biermann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Biermann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Biermann. 38% of Biermann men worked as a Farmer and 19% of Biermann women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Biermann were Farming and Sales Clerk. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    38%
  • Laborer
    11%
  • Clerk
    5%
  • Farming
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    19%
  • Maid
    14%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Sales Clerk
    9%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Biermann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Biermann 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Biermann. 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 Biermann. For the veterans among your Biermann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Biermann lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Biermann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Biermann in 1953 was 50, and 77 in 2004.

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