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Germond Surname Meaning

Altered form of French Germaine . French: from the ancient Germanic personal name Germund composed of the elements gār gēr ‘spear lance’ + mund ‘protection’.

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

Similar surnames: Gerold, Gaumond, German, Guimond, Geron, Hermon, Esmond, Edmond

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Where is the Germond family from?

You can see how Germond families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Germond family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Germond families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 32 Germond families living in Quebec. This was about 47% of all the recorded Germond's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Germond families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Germond surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Germond ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Germond. 29% of Germond men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Germond women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Germond were Electrician and Housekeeper. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Farmer
  • Electrician

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Cashier
  • Operator
  • Housekeeper
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Germond. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Germond 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 409 immigration records available for the last name Germond. 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 681 military records available for the last name Germond. For the veterans among your Germond ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Germond lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Germond life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Germond in 1960 was 46, and 75 in 2004.

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