Harmer Family History

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Harmer Name Meaning

English (mainly East Anglia and the southeast): from a Norman personal name composed of the Germanic elements hari, heri ‘army’ + mari, meri ‘famous’. English: habitational name from Haremere Hall in Etchingham, Sussex, which is named from Old English har ‘gray’ + mere ‘pool’.

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


Similar surnames: Harker, Harger, Jarmer, Hanmer, Hamer, Harder, Hammer, Dormer, Armer

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Harmer Family Origin

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Harmer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

In 1880, the most common Harmer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Harmer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Harmer. A less common occupation for the Harmer family was Keeping House.

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Harmer Historical Records

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Harmer Life Expectancy

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Famous Harmer Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)

Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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