Dimmer Family History

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Dimmer Name Meaning

English: of uncertain derivation. Reaney suggests this is from Old French dix mars ‘ten marks’, presumably as a nickname for someone who owed this as a feudal due or paid it in rent. German: variant of the personal name Dietmar (see Dittmar).

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

Similar surnames: Wimmer, Limmer, Dommer, Diemer, Nimmer, Demmer, Dimler, Timmer

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Dimmer Family Origin

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Dimmer Family Occupations

What did your Dimmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Cowman and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Dimmer. 42% of Dimmer men worked as a Cowman and 85% of Dimmer women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dimmer were Farm Carter and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Cowman
  • Grocers Assistant
  • Postman
  • Farm Carter

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Domestic Duties
  • Old Age Pensioner
  • Domestic Servant

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

Dimmer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Dimmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dimmer 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 782 immigration records available for the last name Dimmer. 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 938 military records available for the last name Dimmer. For the veterans among your Dimmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dimmer Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Dimmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Dimmer in 1957 was 73, and 66 in 2004.

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