Fehrmann Family History

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Fehrmann Name Meaning

South and Swiss German: occupational name for a ferryman, from Middle High German ver(e) ‘ferry’ + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Ehrmann, Lehrmann, Fuhrmann, Bermann, Mohrmann, Ehmann, Lehmann

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Fehrmann Family Origin

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Fehrmann Family Occupations

What did your Fehrmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fehrmann. 23% of Fehrmann men worked as a Farmer and 39% of Fehrmann women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fehrmann were Foreman and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    15%
  • Carpenter
    12%
  • Foreman
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    39%
  • Bookkeeper
    16%
  • Trained Nurse
    16%
  • Teacher
    16%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Fehrmann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Fehrmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fehrmann 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Fehrmann. 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 927 military records available for the last name Fehrmann. For the veterans among your Fehrmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Fehrmann Life Expectancy

What is the average Fehrmann lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Fehrmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Fehrmann in 1963 was 78, and 51 in 2004.

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