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Peerman Surname Meaning

English: variant of Pearman .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Perman, Pierman, Pearman, Sherman, Feeman, Lederman, Steerman

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Where is the Peerman family from?

You can see how Peerman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Peerman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Peerman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 8 Peerman families living in Manitoba. This was about 67% of all the recorded Peerman's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Peerman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Peerman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Peerman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Peerman. 37% of Peerman men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Peerman women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Peerman were Truck Driver and Elevator Qu. .

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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
    37%
  • Salesman
    19%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Truck Driver
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    50%
  • Laundress
    25%
  • Elevator Qu
    25%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Peerman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Peerman 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 144 immigration records available for the last name Peerman. 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 426 military records available for the last name Peerman. For the veterans among your Peerman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Peerman lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Peerman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Peerman in 1958 was 34, and 87 in 2004.

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