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Germann Name Meaning

German:: from an ancient Germanic personal name formed with Old High German gār gēr ‘spear lance’ + man ‘man’. Compare German 3 and Garman 5. possibly also a variant of the personal name German 2 from Latin Germanus (see Germain ) a Christian saint's name.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Bermann, German, Germany, Germain, Rehmann, Heumann, Hermann, Permann

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Where is the Germann family from?

You can see how Germann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Germann family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Germann families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 18 Germann families living in Quebec. This was about 40% of all the recorded Germann's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Germann families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Germann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Germann ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Germann. 100% of Germann men worked as a Farmer. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Farmer
    100%
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Germann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Germann 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 Germann. 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 Germann. For the veterans among your Germann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Germann lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Germann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Germann in 1958 was 75, and 73 in 2004.

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