Trimmer Family History

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Trimmer Name Meaning

English: occupational name, probably for a trimmer of cloth. The verb trim is not attested in its modern sense before the early 16th century, but the surname form William le Trymmere is found in the 14th century, and this seems to be continuous with Old English trymian, trymman ‘to strengthen or confirm’ (from trum ‘strong’, ‘firm’).

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


Similar surnames: Krimmer, Timmer, Wimmer, Rimer, Limmer, Grammer, Trumper, Brammer

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Trimmer Family Origin

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Trimmer Family Occupations

What did your Trimmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Trimmer occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 6% of Trimmer's were Agricultural Labourers. A less common occupation for the Trimmer family was Labourer. Agricultural Labourer, Coachman and Ag Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trimmer.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    6%
  • Coachman

    4%
  • Ag Labourer

    3%
  • Labourer

    3%

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

Trimmer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Trimmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trimmer 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 Trimmer. 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 Trimmer. For the veterans among your Trimmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Trimmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Trimmer lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Trimmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Trimmer in 1944 was 49, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Trimmer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Trimmer 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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