Damer Family History

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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

What did your Damer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Damer. 81% of Damer women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
    100%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    81%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    9%
  • Incapacitated
    6%
  • Domestic Servant
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Damer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Damer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Damer 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 917 immigration records available for the last name Damer. 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 770 military records available for the last name Damer. For the veterans among your Damer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Damer Life Expectancy

What is the average Damer lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Damer 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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