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Werman Name Meaning

Altered form of German Wermann: status name for a guarantor Middle High German werman. Possibly also an altered form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Wehrmann . Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Berman . English: rare variant of Warman .

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

Similar surnames: Derman, Perman, German, Warman, Wierman, Herman, Jerman, Berman

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Where is the Werman family from?

You can see how Werman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Werman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Werman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 12 Werman families living in Nova Scotia. This was about 35% of all the recorded Werman's in Canada. Nova Scotia had the highest population of Werman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Werman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Werman ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Merchant was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Werman. 100% of Werman men worked as a Merchant. .

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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

  • Merchant
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Werman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Werman 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 843 immigration records available for the last name Werman. 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 257 military records available for the last name Werman. For the veterans among your Werman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Werman lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Werman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Werman in 1958 was 55, and 85 in 2004.

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