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Liermann Name Meaning

German (Rhineland): topographic name for someone living near a swampy area from the local word lier ‘swamp’.

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

Similar surnames: Niermann, Eiermann, Lehrmann, Overmann, Bermann, Riemann, Biermann

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Where is the Liermann family from?

You can see how Liermann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Liermann family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Liermann families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 30 Liermann families living in Wisconsin. This was about 35% of all the recorded Liermann's in USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Liermann families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Liermann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Liermann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Liermann. 30% of Liermann men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Liermann women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Liermann were Farmer and Teacher. .

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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
  • Butcher
  • Foreman
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
  • Teacher
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What Liermann family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Liermann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Liermann 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 712 immigration records available for the last name Liermann. 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 783 military records available for the last name Liermann. For the veterans among your Liermann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Liermann lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Liermann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Liermann in 1962 was 59, and 85 in 2004.

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