Simmer Family History

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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 named Simmern, in Hesse, near Koblenz, and near Bingen. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name from southern Yiddish zimer ‘summer’.

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


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

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Simmer Family Origin

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Simmer Family Occupations

What did your Simmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, House Proprieterix & and Road Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Simmer. The most common Simmer occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 25% of Simmer's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Simmer family was Wood Chopper (Dlr).

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    25%
  • House Proprieterix &

    25%
  • Road Labourer

    25%
  • Wood Chopper (Dlr)

    25%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Simmer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Simmer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Simmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Simmer 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 642 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 Card

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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Simmer Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Simmer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Simmer 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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