Hymer Family History

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Hymer Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Heimer.

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

Similar surnames: Hyser, Hyler, Hyer, Rhymer, Hymes, Hyzer, Hamer, Rymer, Homer, Comer

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Hymer Family Origin

Where is the Hymer family from?

Hymer Family Occupations

What did your Hymer ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Hymer Historical Records

What Hymer family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Hymer Life Expectancy

What is the average Hymer lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Hymer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Hymer in 1942 was 27, and 57 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Hymer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Hymer 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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