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Walmer Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Walmer in Kent, so named from Old English wala (plural of walh ‘Briton’) + mere ‘pool’, or from Walmore Common in Gloucestershire.

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


Similar surnames: Balmer, Colmer, Waller, Palmer, Walker, Wilmer, Walder, Hamer, Calder

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Walmer Family Origin

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Walmer Family Occupations

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

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  • Baker

    20%
  • Cab Driver

    20%
  • Detective Police

    20%
  • Draman (Carman)

    20%

In 1881, Baker, Cab Driver and Detective Police were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Walmer. The most common Walmer occupation in the UK was Baker. 20% of Walmer's were Bakers. A less common occupation for the Walmer family was Draman (Carman).

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Walmer Historical Records

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Walmer Life Expectancy

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