Wilmer Family History

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Wilmer Name Meaning

German and English: from the Germanic personal name Wilmar (Old English Wilm?r), composed of the elements wil(l) ‘will’ + mar ‘famous’.

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


Similar surnames: Wiemer, Willer, Wimmer, Wilger, Widmer, Gilmer, Hilmer, Wicker

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Wilmer Family Origin

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Wilmer Family Occupations

What did your Wilmer ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Shoe Finisher

    5%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Brewer

    3%
  • Farmer

    3%

In 1881, Shoe Finisher, Annuitant and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wilmer. The most common Wilmer occupation in the UK was Shoe Finisher. 5% of Wilmer's were Shoe Finishers. A less common occupation for the Wilmer family was Farmer.

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Wilmer Historical Records

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Wilmer Life Expectancy

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Famous Wilmer Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)

Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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