Simer Family History

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Simer Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a roper or a loader, from an agent derivative of Middle English sime ‘cord’, ‘rope’ (Old English sima), or of Middle English simen ‘to load’ (Old English siman).

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


Similar surnames: Limer, Rimer, Sizer, Simes, Lier, Steer, Hiner, Simler, Piper, Dimler

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Simer Family Origin

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Simer Family Occupations

What did your Simer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Dental Surgeon and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Simer. 25% of Simer men worked as a Dental Surgeon and 72% of Simer women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Simer were Plumber witter For Health General Engineer Heavy and Teacher Of Music

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Dental Surgeon
    25%
  • Engine Driver Southern Rail
    25%
  • Musician Retired
    25%
  • Plumber witter For Health General Engineer Heavy
    25%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    72%
  • Shop Assistant
    15%
  • Teacher Of Music
    15%

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

Simer Historical Records

What Simer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Simer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Simer 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 688 immigration records available for the last name Simer. 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 660 military records available for the last name Simer. For the veterans among your Simer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Simer Life Expectancy

What is the average Simer lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Simer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Simer in 1945 was 22, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Simer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Simer 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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