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Beemer Family History

Beemer Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Beamer. German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Behmer.

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


Similar surnames: Beever, Bremer, Beamer, Deemer, Blumer, Seeger, Beumer, Behmer

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Where is the Beemer family from?

You can see how Beemer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Beemer family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Beemer families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 22 Beemer families living in New Jersey. This was about 55% of all the recorded Beemer's in the USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Beemer families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Beemer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Beemer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Beemer. 22% of Beemer men worked as a Farmer and 11% of Beemer women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Beemer were Farming and Housekeeper.

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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
    22%
  • Laborer
    17%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Farming
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    11%
  • Housewife
    9%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Beemer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beemer 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 886 immigration records available for the last name Beemer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Beemer. For the veterans among your Beemer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Beemer lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Beemer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Beemer in 1944 was 26, and 75 in 2004.

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