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Kerzman Name Meaning

Americanized form of South German Kerzmann: occupational name for someone who made or sold candles from Middle High German kerze ‘candle’ + man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Kerkman, Kornman, Mersman, Kurman, Werkman, Berman, Kirkman, Herdman

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Where is the Kerzman family from?

You can see how Kerzman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Kerzman family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Kerzman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Kerzman family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Kerzman's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Kerzman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Kerzman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Kerzman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Kerzman. 47% of Kerzman men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Kerzman women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Kerzman were Salesman and Waitress. .

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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

  • Farmer
    47%
  • Laborer
    40%
  • Salesman
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    60%
  • Waitress
    40%
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What Kerzman family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 557 census records available for the last name Kerzman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kerzman 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 76 immigration records available for the last name Kerzman. 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 76 military records available for the last name Kerzman. For the veterans among your Kerzman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Kerzman lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Kerzman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Kerzman in 1965 was 58, and 71 in 2004.

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