When Jermand Rasmusson was born on 26 April 1770, in Grinneröd, Stenkyrka, Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden, his father, Rasmus Svensson, was 36 and his mother, Petronella Pernilla Arfwedsdr, was 21. He married Inger Svensdotter on 31 October 1802, in Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Göteborg och Bohus, Sweden in 1770. He died on 21 February 1855, at the age of 84.
Some characteristic forenames: Scandinavian Britt, Hjalmer, Juel, Petter.
Swedish: patronymic from the personal name Rasmus .
Americanized form of Danish, Norwegian, and North German Rasmussen , a cognate of 1 above.