Germer Family History

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Germer Name Meaning

German and French: from the Germanic personal name Germar, composed of the elements gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + mar, meri ‘famous’. German: of Slavic origin, variant of the personal name Jaromir, from a cognate of Czech jary ‘lively’, ‘vehement’.

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


Similar surnames: German, Dermer, Berner, Ermer, Geimer, Gemmer, Gerner, Gilmer, Gerber

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Germer Family Origin

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Germer Family Occupations

What did your Germer ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Locksmith

    33%
  • Master Baker (Emply 2 Men)

    33%
  • Milk Carrier

    33%

In 1881, the most common Germer occupation in the UK was Locksmith. 33% of Germer's were Locksmiths. A less common occupation for the Germer family was Milk Carrier. Locksmith and Master Baker (Emply 2 Men) were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Germer.

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Germer Historical Records

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Germer Life Expectancy

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Famous Germer Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)

Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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