Reimer Family History

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Reimer Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name, a reduced form of Reinmar, composed of the elements ragin ‘counsel’ + mari, meri ‘fame’.

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


Similar surnames: Remer, Redmer, Reimel, Reiner, Eimer, Heimer, Weimer, Rediger, Reider

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Reimer Family Origin

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Reimer Family Occupations

What did your Reimer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Director Firm Of Tailors and Housemaid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Reimer. 20% of Reimer men worked as a Director Firm Of Tailors and 29% of Reimer women worked as a Housemaid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Reimer were Papersalesman and Paid Domestic Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Director Firm Of Tailors
    20%
  • Electrician
    20%
  • Managing Clerk Ray Factory
    20%
  • Papersalesman
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Housemaid
    29%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    29%
  • Foreigner Trainer Nurse
    15%
  • Paid Domestic Servant
    15%

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

Reimer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 48,000 census records available for the last name Reimer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reimer 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Reimer. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Reimer. For the veterans among your Reimer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Reimer Life Expectancy

What is the average Reimer lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Reimer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Reimer in 1945 was 26, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reimer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reimer 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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