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Germany Name Meaning

English (eastern counties): apparently a variant of German.

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


Similar surnames: German, Germann, Germain, Girman, Gorman, Garman, Jerman, Bermann

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Germany Family Origin

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Germany Family Occupations

What did your Germany ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farming

    10%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Germany occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Germany's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Germany. A less common occupation for the Germany family was Keeping House.

Source: Census data for Germany | Data not to scale

Germany Historical Records

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Germany Life Expectancy

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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