Erdman Family History

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Erdman Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Erdmann.

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


Similar surnames: Ertman, Fryman, Erman, Artman, German, Zeidman, Werman, Herrman

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Erdman Family Origin

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Erdman Family Occupations

What did your Erdman ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Erdman occupation in Canada was Laborer. 33% of Erdman's were Laborers. Laborer, Barber and Black Smith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Erdman. A less common occupation for the Erdman family was Cooper.

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Barber

    17%
  • Black Smith

    17%
  • Cooper

    17%

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

Erdman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Erdman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Erdman 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Erdman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Erdman. For the veterans among your Erdman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Erdman Life Expectancy

What is the average Erdman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Erdman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Erdman in 1944 was 37, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Erdman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Erdman 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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