Rimer Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): occupational name for a poet, minstrel, or balladeer, from an agent derivative of Middle English rime(n) ‘to compose or recite verses’ (Old French rimer). Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Riemer.

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


Similar surnames: Limer, Simer, Riemer, Remer, Rumer, Rymer, Rider, Rimel, Reder, Lier

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Rimer Family Origin

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Rimer Family Occupations

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  • Artist Painter

    5%
  • Book Seller & Stationer

    5%
  • Brush Finisher

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Rimer family was Carpenter. Artist Painter, Book Seller & Stationer and Brush Finisher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rimer. The most common Rimer occupation in the UK was Artist Painter. 5% of Rimer's were Artist Painters.

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Rimer Historical Records

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Rimer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1948 and 2004, Rimer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Rimer in 1948 was 75, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rimer

Famous Rimer Family

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