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Ammerman Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Ammermann: habitational name for someone from Ammerland a region in the province of Oldenburg (Lower Saxony).

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

Similar surnames: Amerman, Immerman, Merman, Timmerman, Alterman, Angerman, Eilerman

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Where is the Ammerman family from?

You can see how Ammerman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ammerman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ammerman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 11 Ammerman families living in Lancashire. This was about 73% of all the recorded Ammerman's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Ammerman families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ammerman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ammerman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ammerman. 22% of Ammerman men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Ammerman women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ammerman were Truck Driver and Seamstress. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Secretary
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Ammerman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ammerman 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Ammerman. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Ammerman. For the veterans among your Ammerman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ammerman lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Ammerman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Ammerman in 1943 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

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