Gomer Family History

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Gomer Name Meaning

English: from Middle English Godmer, a blend of two names, Old English Godmær and Old Northern French Godmar, both composed of the Germanic elements god ‘good’ or god ‘god’ + meri, mari ‘famous’.

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

Similar surnames: Gower, Omer, Homer, Romer, Gover, Comer, Game, Rimer, Dormer, Gromer

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Gomer Family Origin

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Gomer Family Occupations

What did your Gomer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Carpenter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Gomer. 34% of Gomer men worked as a Carpenter and 74% of Gomer women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Gomer were Railway Clerk and Housewife

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Carpenter
  • Bricklayer
  • Plumber decorator
  • Railway Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Private Means
  • Household Duties
  • Housewife

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

Gomer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Gomer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gomer 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Gomer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Gomer. For the veterans among your Gomer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Gomer Life Expectancy

What is the average Gomer lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Gomer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Gomer in 1946 was 50, and 71 in 2004.

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