Moerman Family History

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Moerman Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived in the vicinity of marshy ground, moere (related to modern Dutch moeras ‘marsh’), or a habitational name for someone from Moere in West Flanders, named with this word. occupational name for someone who dug and sold peat. variant of Moers.

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

Similar surnames: Moorman, German, Eyerman, Merman, Boerman, Perman, Kohrman, Moehlman

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Moerman Family Origin

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Moerman Family Occupations

What did your Moerman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Moerman family was Machinest. The most common Moerman occupation in the USA was Carriage Painter. 20% of Moerman's were Carriage Painters. Carriage Painter, Cigar Maker and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Moerman.

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  • Carriage Painter

  • Cigar Maker

  • Farmer

  • Machinest


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

Moerman Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Moerman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Moerman 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 917 immigration records available for the last name Moerman. 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 257 military records available for the last name Moerman. For the veterans among your Moerman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Moerman Life Expectancy

What is the average Moerman lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2003, in the United States, Moerman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Moerman in 1944 was 38, and 80 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Moerman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Moerman 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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