Brimer Family History

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Brimer Name Meaning

Scottish (Fife): most probably a variant of the ethnic name Bremner, denoting someone from Brabant in the Low Countries.

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

Similar surnames: Brymer, Bramer, Brier, Bremer, Briner, Origer, Rimer, Broder, Prime

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Brimer Family Origin

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Brimer Family Occupations

What did your Brimer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Brimer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Brimer's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Brimer. A less common occupation for the Brimer family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Farm Laborer


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

Brimer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Brimer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brimer 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 728 immigration records available for the last name Brimer. 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 Brimer. For the veterans among your Brimer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Brimer Life Expectancy

What is the average Brimer lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Brimer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Brimer in 1945 was 23, and 63 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Brimer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Brimer 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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