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Carmer Family History

Carmer Name Meaning
Origin unidentified. The name is recorded in different parts of Germany, the Netherlands, and England in the 18th century, and was in the Hudson Valley from the 1740s on. In part at least, it may be a variant of Dutch Kermer ‘Carmelite’ (see Carmel). pwh; IGI; Web; DEB. UK 0; 1881 British census has 17.

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

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5,167 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,334 Military Records
1,376 Immigration Records
10,076 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Carmer Families

  • Number of Carmer families
     34 - 65
     12 - 33
     1 - 11
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Carmer families
     10 - 17
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Carmer last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Carmer Family Origin

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Carmer Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Carmer

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Carmer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Carmer Civil War Service Records

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