Rimer Family History

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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

What did your Rimer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Salesman traveller Manufg Jeweller mounter and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Rimer. 5% of Rimer men worked as a Salesman traveller Manufg Jeweller mounter and 64% of Rimer women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rimer were Coal Gas Maker Heavy Work and Blouse Machenist (retired)

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Salesman traveller Manufg Jeweller mounter
  • Able Seaman Royal Nav
  • Bankers Clerk
  • Coal Gas Maker Heavy Work

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Private Means
  • Blouse Machenist (retired)

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

Rimer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Rimer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rimer 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 Rimer. 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 Rimer. For the veterans among your Rimer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rimer Life Expectancy

What is the average Rimer lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rimer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rimer 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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