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Permann Surname Meaning

German: variant of Bermann .

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


Similar surnames: Perman, Germann, Bermann, Werman, Yerman, Gehrmann, Mormann, German

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Where is the Permann family from?

You can see how Permann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Permann family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Permann families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 8 Permann families living in New Brunswick. This was about 62% of all the recorded Permann's in Canada. New Brunswick had the highest population of Permann families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Permann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Permann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farmer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Permann. 71% of Permann men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Permann women 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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    71%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farm Hand
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    100%
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What Permann family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Permann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Permann 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 402 immigration records available for the last name Permann. 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 318 military records available for the last name Permann. For the veterans among your Permann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Permann lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Permann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Permann in 1957 was 50, and 68 in 2004.

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