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Eilerman Surname Meaning

Americanized form of German Eilermann: from the personal name Eiler + Middle Low German man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Ellerman, Wierman, Wilderman, Silberman, Eiermann, Eyerman, Pierman

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Where is the Eilerman family from?

You can see how Eilerman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Eilerman family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Eilerman families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 40 Eilerman families living in Ohio. This was about 48% of all the recorded Eilerman's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Eilerman families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Eilerman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Eilerman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Eilerman. 20% of Eilerman men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Eilerman women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Eilerman were Laborer and Clerk Retail Store. .

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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
    20%
  • Salesman
    17%
  • Farming
    17%
  • Laborer
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    15%
  • Stenographer
    15%
  • Machine Labor
    15%
  • Clerk Retail Store
    15%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Eilerman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Eilerman 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 80 immigration records available for the last name Eilerman. 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 279 military records available for the last name Eilerman. For the veterans among your Eilerman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Eilerman lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Eilerman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Eilerman in 1943 was 37, and 82 in 2004.

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