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Deremer Name Meaning

Dutch and North German: from an old personal name Terrimar, which is probably from Old High German dart ‘spear’ + mari ‘famous’.

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


Similar surnames: Dermer, Remer, Dreyer, Germer, Degener, Derner, Demeter, Dettmer

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Where is the Deremer family from?

You can see how Deremer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Deremer family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Deremer families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 8 Deremer families living in New York. This was about 42% of all the recorded Deremer's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Deremer families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Deremer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Deremer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Houseworker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Deremer. 20% of Deremer men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Deremer women worked as a Houseworker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Deremer were Carpenter and Operator.

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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
    20%
  • Salesman
    14%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Carpenter
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Houseworker
    50%
  • Operator
    50%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Deremer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deremer 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 132 immigration records available for the last name Deremer. 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 Deremer. For the veterans among your Deremer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Deremer lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Deremer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Deremer in 1950 was 62, and 72 in 2004.

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