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Deemer Name Meaning

English: from Old English demere ‘judge’, an agent derivative of demian ‘to judge’. Compare Deem. Altered spelling of German Diemer.

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

Similar surnames: Dermer, Demmer, Deamer, Beemer, Deremer, Detmer, Deener, Deimler

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Where is the Deemer family from?

You can see how Deemer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Deemer family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Deemer families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 37 Deemer families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 93% of all the recorded Deemer's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Deemer families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Deemer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Deemer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Deemer. 28% of Deemer men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Deemer women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Deemer were Truck Driver and Stenographer.

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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
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Clerk
  • Housewife
  • Stenographer
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Deemer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deemer 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 689 immigration records available for the last name Deemer. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Deemer. For the veterans among your Deemer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Deemer lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Deemer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Deemer in 1953 was 25, and 83 in 2004.

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