Commer Family History

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Commer Name Meaning

German and Dutch: variant spelling of Kommer. English: unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Comer, Coomer, Sommer, Colmer, Cammer, Hommer, Comber, Kommer, Dommer

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Commer Family Origin

Where is the Commer family from?

Commer Family Occupations

What did your Commer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agent For Hair (Manuf), Coal Miner and Fuel Works Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Commer. The most common Commer occupation in the UK was Agent For Hair (Manuf). 17% of Commer's were Agent For Hair (Manuf)s. A less common occupation for the Commer family was Labour.

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  • Agent For Hair (Manuf)

  • Coal Miner

  • Fuel Works Laborer

  • Labour


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Commer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Commer Historical Records

What Commer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Commer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Commer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 691 immigration records available for the last name Commer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Commer. For the veterans among your Commer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Commer Life Expectancy

What is the average Commer lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2003, in the United States, Commer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Commer in 1961 was 43, and 89 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Commer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Commer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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