Jermain Family History

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Jermain Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Germain.

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

Similar surnames: Germain, Jerman, German, Jarmin, Certain, Jermyn, Kelman, Bermann

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Jermain Family Origin

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Jermain Family Occupations

What did your Jermain ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Jermain occupation in Canada was Farmer. 38% of Jermain's were Farmers. Farmer, Farmerson and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jermain. A less common occupation for the Jermain family was Boiler Maker.

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  • Farmer

  • Farmerson

  • Labourer

  • Boiler Maker


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

Jermain Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Jermain. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jermain 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 367 immigration records available for the last name Jermain. 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 652 military records available for the last name Jermain. For the veterans among your Jermain ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jermain Life Expectancy

What is the average Jermain lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Jermain life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Jermain in 1954 was 51, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jermain

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jermain ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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