Facemire Family History

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Facemire Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Fehsmeier, an occupational name for a spelt farmer, from Middle High German, Middle Low German vese ‘chaff’, ‘husk’, ‘spelt’ + Middle High German meier ‘(tenant) farmer’, ‘bailiff’.

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


Similar surnames: Fesmire, Fosmire, Bazemore, Facer, Fager, Camire, Frymire, Cashmore

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Facemire Family Origin

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Facemire Family Occupations

What did your Facemire ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Facemire occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Facemire's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Waterman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Facemire. A less common occupation for the Facemire family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Waterman

    15%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%

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

Facemire Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Facemire Life Expectancy

What is the average Facemire lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Facemire life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Facemire in 1956 was 65, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Facemire

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Facemire 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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