Ermel Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German ermel ‘sleeve’, a metonymic occupational name for a sleeve maker. Alternatively, it may have been a nickname for someone who wore clothing with conspicuous sleeves; in medieval times the size of sleeves was regulated by luxury laws.

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


Similar surnames: Erbes, Ertel, Hamel, Erker, Engel, Gamel, Gruel, Ermer, Bermel, Eppel

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Ermel Family Origin

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Ermel Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Ermel occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 29% of Ermel's were Keeping Houses. Keeping House, Carpenter and Druggist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ermel. A less common occupation for the Ermel family was Farmer.

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  • Keeping House

    29%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Druggist

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%

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Ermel Historical Records

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Ermel Life Expectancy

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Between 1960 and 2004, Ermel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Ermel in 1960 was 64, and 46 in 2004.

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