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Wymer Family History

Wymer Name Meaning
English: from the Middle English personal name Wymer, Old English Wigm?r (composed of the elements wig ‘war’ + m?r ‘famous’), reinforced by the cognate Continental Germanic form Wigmar, introduced into England from France by the Normans. This also became confused with an Old Breton personal name, Wiumarch, composed of the elements uuiu ‘worthy’ + march ‘horse’.

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

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21,347 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,289 Military Records
548 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Wymer Families

  • Number of Wymer families
     43 - 84
     15 - 42
     1 - 14
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Wymer families
     80 - 158
     27 - 79
     1 - 26
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Wymer Family Origin

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Wymer Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Wymer

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Wymer Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Wymer census records

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Wymer Civil War Service Records

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