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Timmermann Surname Meaning

North German: occupational name for a carpenter from Middle Low German timberman timmerman ‘carpenter’. Compare German Zimmermann .

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

Similar surnames: Timmerman, Zimmermann, Niermann, Liermann, Thiemann, Biedermann

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Where is the Timmermann family from?

You can see how Timmermann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Timmermann family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Timmermann families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 9 Timmermann families living in London. This was about 56% of all the recorded Timmermann's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Timmermann families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Timmermann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Timmermann ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Tailor and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Timmermann. 100% of Timmermann men worked as a Tailor and 100% of Timmermann women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 1939

  • Tailor

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Timmermann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Timmermann 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Timmermann. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Timmermann. For the veterans among your Timmermann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Timmermann lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Timmermann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Timmermann in 1951 was 45, and 77 in 2004.

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