Coomer Family History

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Coomer Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived in a short, straight valley, from Middle English combe (see Coombe), + the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant. Americanized spelling of German Kummer.

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

Similar surnames: Comer, Colmer, Pooler, Cromer, Cooper, Booker, Cooler, Cooner

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Coomer Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Coomer name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Coomer. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Coomer Family Origin

Where is the Coomer family from?

Coomer Family Occupations

What did your Coomer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Coomer family was Carpenter. The most common Coomer occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 4% of Coomer's were Agricultural Labourers. Agricultural Labourer, Blacksmith and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Coomer.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Blacksmith

  • Butcher

  • Carpenter


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

Coomer Historical Records

What Coomer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Coomer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Coomer 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 941 immigration records available for the last name Coomer. 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 Coomer. For the veterans among your Coomer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Coomer Life Expectancy

What is the average Coomer lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Coomer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Coomer in 1952 was 42, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Coomer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Coomer 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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