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Lerman Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Lehrman .

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

Similar surnames: German, Leiman, Werman, Perman, Derman, Lehman, Herman, Litman

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Where is the Lerman family from?

You can see how Lerman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lerman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lerman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 17 Lerman families living in Quebec. This was about 27% of all the recorded Lerman's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Lerman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lerman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lerman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Lerman. 54% of Lerman 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
  • Fisherman
  • Peddler
  • Journalier
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Lerman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lerman 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Lerman. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lerman. For the veterans among your Lerman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lerman lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Lerman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lerman in 1946 was 44, and 79 in 2004.

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