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Zimmer Name Meaning

German: metonymic occupational name for a carpenter, either from Middle High German zim(b)er, zimmer ‘wood’, ‘wooden building’ or a shortening of Zimmermann.

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


Similar surnames: Wimmer, Simmer, Kimmer, Timmer, Zimmel, Nimmer, Limmer, Sommer

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Zimmer Family Origin

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Zimmer Family Occupations

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  • Cabinet Maker

    6%
  • Commercial Clerk

    6%
  • Fishmonger

    6%
  • Game Keeper

    6%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Zimmer family was Game Keeper. The most common Zimmer occupation in the UK was Cabinet Maker. 6% of Zimmer's were Cabinet Makers. Cabinet Maker, Commercial Clerk and Fishmonger were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Zimmer.

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Zimmer Historical Records

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Zimmer Life Expectancy

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