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Parmenter Family History

Parmenter Name Meaning
English (mainly Essex): occupational name for a maker of facings and trimmings, Middle English, Old French par(e)mentier (from parement ‘fitting’, ‘finishing’, Late Latin paramentum, a derivative of parare ‘to prepare or adorn’).

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

314,227 Historical Documents with Parmenter on Ancestry.com
54,481 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,450 Military Records
1,818 Immigration Records
42,986 Census and Voter Lists
209,492 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Parmenter Families

  • Number of Parmenter families
     87 - 172
     30 - 86
     1 - 29
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Parmenter families
     196 - 390
     66 - 195
     1 - 65
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Parmenter families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Parmenter Family Origin

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Parmenter Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Parmenter

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Parmenter Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Parmenter census records

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Parmenter Civil War Service Records

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