Comer Name Meaning

English: occupational name from Middle English combere, an agent derivative of Old English camb ‘comb’, referring perhaps to a maker or seller of combs, or to someone who used them to prepare wool or flax for spinning. This was an alternative process to carding, and caused the wool fibers to lie more or less parallel to one another, so that the cloth produced had a hard, smooth finish without a nap. English: variant of Coomber. Probably an Americanized spelling of German Kommer or Kammer.

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


Similar surnames: Cover, Homer, Coomer, Cromer, Colmer, Cofer, Coder, Domer, Cooper

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Comer Family Origin

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Comer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    7%
  • Labourer

    4%
  • Agricultural Labourer

    3%
  • Coal Miner

    3%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Comer family was Coal Miner. The most common Comer occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Comer's were Farmers. Farmer, Labourer and Agricultural Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Comer.

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Comer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1942 and 2004, Comer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Comer in 1942 was 47, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Comer

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