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Earman Name Meaning

Probably an Americanized form of German Ehrmann .

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

Similar surnames: Erman, Dearman, Ehrman, Learman, Karman, Yarman, Rayman, Barman

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Where is the Earman family from?

You can see how Earman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Earman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Earman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 20 Earman families living in Ontario. This was about 61% of all the recorded Earman's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Earman families in 1911.
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What did your Earman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Earman. 22% of Earman men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Earman women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Earman were Carpenter and Cashier. .

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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
  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Maid
  • Bookkeeper
  • Cashier
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Earman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Earman 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 136 immigration records available for the last name Earman. 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 420 military records available for the last name Earman. For the veterans among your Earman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Earman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Earman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Earman in 1962 was 76, and 80 in 2004.

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