Almer Family History

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Almer Name Meaning

German: from the personal name Adelmar, composed of the Germanic elements adal ‘noble’ + mar ‘famous’. Swedish (Almér): topographic or ornamental name from alm ‘elm’ + the common surname element -ér, a shortened form of Latin -erus ‘descendant of’.

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


Similar surnames: Elmer, Palmer, Almen, Balmer, Alder, Alber, Ulmer, Alger, Alter

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Almer Family Origin

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Almer Family Occupations

What did your Almer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Almer family was Housekeeping. The most common Almer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Almer's were Farmers. Farmer, Cabinet Maker and Cheese Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Almer.

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  • Farmer

    44%
  • Cabinet Maker

    11%
  • Cheese Maker

    11%
  • Housekeeping

    11%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Almer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Almer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Almer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Almer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Almer. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Almer. For the veterans among your Almer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Almer Life Expectancy

What is the average Almer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Almer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Almer in 1962 was 72, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Almer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Almer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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