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Raymer Family History

Raymer Name Meaning
Probably an altered spelling of German Römer (see Roemer), Rehmer, or possibly Reimer. EG.

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

111,668 Historical Documents with Raymer on Ancestry.com
23,736 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,305 Military Records
1,291 Immigration Records
18,158 Census and Voter Lists
65,178 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Raymer Families

  • Number of Raymer families
     30 - 58
     11 - 29
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Raymer families
     22 - 41
     8 - 21
     1 - 7
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Raymer last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Raymer census records

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Raymer Family Origin

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Raymer Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Raymer

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Raymer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Raymer census records

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Raymer Civil War Service Records

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