Bachmeier Family History

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Bachmeier Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German bach ‘stream’ + meier ‘steward’, ‘tenant farmer’ (see Mayer), denoting a farmer whose farm lay beside a stream.

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

Similar surnames: Buchmeier, Birchmeier, Kirchmeier, Brunmeier, Bergmeier, Burgmeier

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Bachmeier Family Origin

Where is the Bachmeier family from?

Bachmeier Family Occupations

What did your Bachmeier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Bachmeier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Bachmeier's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Bachmeier. A less common occupation for the Bachmeier family was Porter.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Porter


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

Bachmeier Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bachmeier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bachmeier 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 531 immigration records available for the last name Bachmeier. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Bachmeier. For the veterans among your Bachmeier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bachmeier Life Expectancy

What is the average Bachmeier lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Bachmeier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Bachmeier in 1956 was 58, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bachmeier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bachmeier 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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