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Simmer Name Meaning

Scottish form of Summer . Americanized form of German Zimmer ‘carpenter’. German: habitational name from any of various places called Simmern in Hesse near Koblenz and near Bingen. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): artificial name from southern Yiddish zimer ‘summer’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Sommer, Timmer, Limmer, Summer, Zimmer, Nimmer, Wimmer, Immer, Kimmer

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Where is the Simmer family from?

You can see how Simmer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Simmer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Simmer families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 126 Simmer families living in Lancashire. This was about 46% of all the recorded Simmer's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Simmer families in 1891.
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What did your Simmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Simmer. 82% of Simmer women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Household Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic
  • Private Means
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Simmer. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Simmer. For the veterans among your Simmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Simmer lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Simmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Simmer in 1947 was 45, and 59 in 2004.

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