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Wimmer Name Meaning

German: reduced form of Widmer. German: occupational name from Middle High German wimmer ‘wine maker’. German: nickname from Middle High German wim(m)er ‘knotty growth on a tree trunk’. German: variant of Weimer 2. English: from the Old English personal name Winem?r, a compound of wine ‘friend’ + m?r ‘famous’.

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


Similar surnames: Limmer, Widmer, Nimmer, Hammer, Wicker, Kimmer, Summer, Wilmer

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Wimmer Family Origin

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Wimmer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Wimmer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Wimmer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Wimmer family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wimmer.

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Wimmer Historical Records

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Wimmer Life Expectancy

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Famous Wimmer Family

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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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