Gaumer Family History

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Gaumer Name Meaning

German: occupational name for an official moral censor, a supervisor, or overseer, Middle High German goumer.

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


Similar surnames: Gauer, Baumer, Gauger, Laumer, Mauter, Laufer, Maurer, Hammer, Game

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Gaumer Family Origin

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Gaumer Family Occupations

What did your Gaumer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gaumer family was Keeping House. The most common Gaumer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Gaumer's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gaumer.

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

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

Gaumer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gaumer Life Expectancy

What is the average Gaumer lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Gaumer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Gaumer in 1955 was 51, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gaumer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gaumer 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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