Damer Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Dammer. Perhaps a variant or altered spelling of German Dahmer, a variant of Dagomar or Daukmar, Germanic personal names formed with tac, dac ‘day’ or dauk ‘thought’ + mar ‘famous’.

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


Similar surnames: Hamer, Ramer, Pamer, Kamer, Dammer, Balmer, Hamel, Dauer, Deamer

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Damer Family Origin

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Damer Family Occupations

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  • Blacksmith (Journeyman)

    8%
  • Boot Maker

    8%
  • Carter Agricultural

    8%
  • Conjuring Trick Maker

    8%

In 1881, Blacksmith (Journeyman), Boot Maker and Carter Agricultural were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Damer. The most common Damer occupation in the UK was Blacksmith (Journeyman). 8% of Damer's were Blacksmith (Journeyman)s. A less common occupation for the Damer family was Conjuring Trick Maker.

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Damer Historical Records

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Damer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1954 and 2004, Damer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Damer in 1954 was 58, and 71 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Damer

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