Damer Family History

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Damer Name Meaning

Dutch: variant of Dammer. Perhaps a variant or altered spelling of German Dahmer, a variant of Dagomar or Daukmar, Germanic personal names formed with tac, dac ‘day’ or dauk ‘thought’ + mar ‘famous’.

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


Similar surnames: Hamer, Ramer, Pamer, Kamer, Dammer, Balmer, Hamel, Dauer, Deamer

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Damer Family Origin

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Damer Family Occupations

What did your Damer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Damer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Damer's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Damer. A less common occupation for the Damer family was Black Smith.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • At Home

    4%
  • Black Smith

    4%

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

Damer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Damer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Damer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Damer

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Damer. 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 Damer. For the veterans among your Damer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Damer Life Expectancy

What is the average Damer lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Damer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Damer in 1954 was 58, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Damer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Damer 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.

Famous Damer Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
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