Homeyer Family History

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Homeyer Name Meaning

German (Westphalia): status name from Middle Low German ho ‘high’ + meier ‘headman’, ‘steward’ (see Meyer).

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

Similar surnames: Meyer, Holtmeyer, Hoffmeyer, Lohmeyer, Heyer, Hockemeyer, Dammeyer

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Homeyer Family Origin

Where is the Homeyer family from?

Homeyer Family Occupations

What did your Homeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Homeyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Homeyer's were Farmers. Farmer, At Home and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Homeyer. A less common occupation for the Homeyer family was Comiss. Merchant.

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  • Farmer

  • At Home

  • Carpenter

  • Comiss. Merchant


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

Homeyer Historical Records

What Homeyer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Homeyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Homeyer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Homeyer

Passenger List

There are 919 immigration records available for the last name Homeyer. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Homeyer. For the veterans among your Homeyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Homeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Homeyer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Homeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Homeyer in 1962 was 73, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Homeyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Homeyer 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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