Gomer Family History

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Gomer Name Meaning

English: from Middle English Godmer, a blend of two names, Old English Godmær and Old Northern French Godmar, both composed of the Germanic elements god ‘good’ or god ‘god’ + meri, mari ‘famous’.

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

Similar surnames: Gower, Omer, Homer, Romer, Gover, Comer, Game, Rimer, Dormer, Gromer

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Gomer Family Origin

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Gomer Family Occupations

What did your Gomer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Gomer family was Laborer. Farmer, Clooting and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gomer. The most common Gomer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Gomer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Clooting

  • Farming

  • Laborer


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

Gomer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gomer Life Expectancy

What is the average Gomer lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Gomer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Gomer in 1946 was 50, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gomer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gomer 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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