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Blamer Name Meaning

English: possibly an altered form of northern English Blamire which may be a habitational name from a place called with the Old Norse elements blár ‘dark’ + mýrr ‘swamp marsh’. The place Blamires in West Yorkshire takes its name from the surname rather than vice versa.

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

Similar surnames: Beaver, Hamer, Lamer, Baker, Beamer, Blake, Bramer, Beaber, Blair

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Where is the Blamer family from?

You can see how Blamer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Blamer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Blamer families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Blamer family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Blamer's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Blamer families in 1840.
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What did your Blamer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and School Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Blamer. 42% of Blamer men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Blamer women worked as a School Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Blamer were Clerk and Saleslady. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Proprietor
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • School Teacher
  • Housewife
  • Operator
  • Saleslady
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Blamer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Blamer 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 232 immigration records available for the last name Blamer. 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 261 military records available for the last name Blamer. For the veterans among your Blamer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Blamer lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Blamer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Blamer in 1959 was 55, and 90 in 2003.

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