Dehmer Family History

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Dehmer Name Meaning

North German: habitational name for someone from Dehme near Minden. South German: variant of Dehm.

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

Similar surnames: Dahmer, Lehmer, Dermer, Dehler, Rehmer, Dehner, Detmer, Ehmer, Dehm

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Dehmer Family Origin

Where is the Dehmer family from?

Dehmer Family Occupations

What did your Dehmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dehmer occupation in the USA was Boss Saddler. 8% of Dehmer's were Boss Saddlers. Boss Saddler, Brick Mason and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dehmer. A less common occupation for the Dehmer family was Cigar Maker.

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  • Boss Saddler

  • Brick Mason

  • Carpenter

  • Cigar Maker


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

Dehmer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dehmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dehmer 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 292 immigration records available for the last name Dehmer. 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 604 military records available for the last name Dehmer. For the veterans among your Dehmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dehmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Dehmer lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Dehmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Dehmer in 1944 was 26, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dehmer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dehmer 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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