Dickmeyer Family History

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Dickmeyer Name Meaning

German: variant of Die(c)kmeyer, a topographic name for a tenant farmer whose land lay close to a dike, from Middle Low German dik ‘dike’ + meier ‘tenant farmer’ .

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

Similar surnames: Eickmeyer, Dammeyer, Brinkmeyer, Tiemeyer, Dicker, Kirchmeier

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Dickmeyer Family Origin

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Dickmeyer Family Occupations

What did your Dickmeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dickmeyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Dickmeyer's were Farmers. Farmer, Builder and Fireman At Saw Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dickmeyer. A less common occupation for the Dickmeyer family was Gas Fitter.

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  • Farmer

  • Builder

  • Fireman At Saw Mill

  • Gas Fitter


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

Dickmeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dickmeyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dickmeyer 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 185 immigration records available for the last name Dickmeyer. 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 371 military records available for the last name Dickmeyer. For the veterans among your Dickmeyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dickmeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Dickmeyer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Dickmeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Dickmeyer in 1962 was 44, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dickmeyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dickmeyer 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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