Widmer Family History

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Widmer Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German widemer ‘tenant of land or property belonging to a church’, an agent derivative of widem ‘prebend’. German: variant of Wittmer 1. English: habitational name from Widmere in Ibstone, Buckinghamshire, named from Old English widig ‘willow’ + mere ‘pool’.

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


Similar surnames: Wimmer, Widder, Wicker, Widner, Wilmer, Widger, Wismer, Rimer, Limer

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Widmer Family Origin

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Widmer Family Occupations

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  • Carman

    20%
  • Engraver (Artiz)

    20%
  • Engraver (Artz)

    20%
  • Grocer

    20%

In 1881, the most common Widmer occupation in the UK was Carman. 20% of Widmer's were Carmans. Carman, Engraver (Artiz) and Engraver (Artz) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Widmer. A less common occupation for the Widmer family was Grocer.

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Widmer Historical Records

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Widmer Life Expectancy

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