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Rymer Name Meaning

English: variant of Rimmer . German: variant of Riemer .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Rimer, Rumer, Ryder, Rhymer, Ryner, Romer, Ryser, Ramer, Hamer, Remer

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Where is the Rymer family from?

You can see how Rymer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rymer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rymer families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 7 Rymer families living in North Carolina. This was about 37% of all the recorded Rymer's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Rymer families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Rymer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Rymer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Rymer. 20% of Rymer men worked as a Farmer and 13% of Rymer women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Rymer were Clerk and Maid. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Clerk
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    13%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Maid
    7%
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Census Records

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Rymer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rymer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Rymer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Rymer. For the veterans among your Rymer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rymer lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Rymer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Rymer in 1945 was 24, and 76 in 2004.

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