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Wimer Family History

Wimer Name Meaning
Altered spelling of English Wymer or German Weimer.

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

119,630 Historical Documents with Wimer on Ancestry.com
21,640 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
5,695 Military Records
751 Immigration Records
17,050 Census and Voter Lists
74,494 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Wimer Families

  • Number of Wimer families
     57 - 111
     20 - 56
     1 - 19
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wimer families
     7 - 12
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Wimer last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Wimer census records

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Wimer Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Wimer families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Wimer Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Wimer families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Wimer

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Wimer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wimer census records

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Wimer Civil War Service Records

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