Limer Family History

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Limer Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a whitewasher, Middle English limer, lymer, an agent derivative of Old English lim ‘lime’.

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

Similar surnames: Simer, Lime, Rimer, Lier, Limmer, Leimer, Comer, Luter, Lister, Lemer

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Limer Family Origin

Where is the Limer family from?

Limer Family Occupations

What did your Limer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Limer. 5% of Limer men worked as a General Labourer and 54% of Limer women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Limer were Artificial Silk Spinner and Cashier (butcher)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Coal Miner Haulage
  • A R P Full Time
  • Artificial Silk Spinner

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housekeeper
  • Housewife
  • Cashier (butcher)

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

Limer Historical Records

What Limer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Limer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Limer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Limer

Passenger List

There are 466 immigration records available for the last name Limer. 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 781 military records available for the last name Limer. For the veterans among your Limer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Limer Life Expectancy

What is the average Limer lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Limer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Limer in 1959 was 38, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Limer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Limer 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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