Grimmer Family History

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Grimmer Name Meaning

English: from a Norman personal name Grimier, composed of the Germanic elements grim ‘mask’, ‘helmet’ + hari, heri ‘army’. German: variant of Grimm 2. German: variant of Krimmer.

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

Similar surnames: Grammer, Grimme, Grieme, Rimmel, Grimm, Grime, Geimer, Krammer

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Grimmer Family Origin

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Grimmer Family Occupations

What did your Grimmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Farm Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Grimmer. 13% of Grimmer men worked as a Farm Labourer and 78% of Grimmer women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grimmer were Fisherman and Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Farm Labourer
  • General Labourer
  • Agricultural Labourer
  • Fisherman

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Household Duties
  • Domestic Servant

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

Grimmer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Grimmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grimmer 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Grimmer. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Grimmer. For the veterans among your Grimmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Grimmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Grimmer lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Grimmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Grimmer in 1947 was 53, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Grimmer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Grimmer 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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