Dimmer Family History

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Dimmer Name Meaning

English: of uncertain derivation. Reaney suggests this is from Old French dix mars ‘ten marks’, presumably as a nickname for someone who owed this as a feudal due or paid it in rent. German: variant of the personal name Dietmar (see Dittmar).

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


Similar surnames: Wimmer, Limmer, Dommer, Diemer, Nimmer, Demmer, Dimler, Timmer

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Dimmer Family Origin

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Dimmer Family Occupations

What did your Dimmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dimmer. A less common occupation for the Dimmer family was House Painter. The most common Dimmer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Dimmer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Grocer

    7%
  • House Painter

    7%

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

Dimmer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dimmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dimmer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Dimmer. 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 Dimmer. For the veterans among your Dimmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dimmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Dimmer lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Dimmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Dimmer in 1957 was 73, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dimmer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dimmer 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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