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Deamer Family History

Deamer Name Meaning

Irish: see Dempster. Americanized spelling of German Diemer.

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


Similar surnames: Teamer, Deater, Deemer, Zeamer, Deaner, Beamer, Detmer, Damer, Deaver

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Where is the Deamer family from?

You can see how Deamer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Deamer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Deamer families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 11 Deamer families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 92% of all the recorded Deamer's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Deamer families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Deamer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Deamer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Deamer. 32% of Deamer men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Deamer women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Deamer were Farm Hand and House Wife.

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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
    32%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Fireman
    6%
  • Farm Hand
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    34%
  • Saleslady
    23%
  • New Worker
    23%
  • House Wife
    23%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Deamer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deamer 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 407 immigration records available for the last name Deamer. 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 Deamer. For the veterans among your Deamer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Deamer lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Deamer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Deamer in 1947 was 47, and 72 in 2004.

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