Culmer Family History

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Culmer Name Meaning

English (Kent): variant spelling of Colmer.

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

Similar surnames: Colmer, Fulmer, Caulder, Custer, Commer, Cramer, Colter, Comer

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Culmer Family Origin

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Culmer Family Occupations

What did your Culmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Culmer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Culmer's were Farmers. Farmer, Merchant and Minister were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Culmer. A less common occupation for the Culmer family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Merchant

  • Minister

  • Carpenter


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

Culmer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Culmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Culmer 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Culmer. 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 919 military records available for the last name Culmer. For the veterans among your Culmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Culmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Culmer lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Culmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Culmer in 1947 was 43, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Culmer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Culmer 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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