Killmeyer Family History

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Killmeyer Name Meaning

German: probably from a variant of Kilian + Middle High German meier ‘farmer’.

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


Similar surnames: Kallmeyer, Kohlmeyer, Sellmeyer, Kollmeyer, Altmeyer, Billmeyer

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Killmeyer Family Origin

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Killmeyer Family Occupations

What did your Killmeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Killmeyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Killmeyer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Killmeyer family was Teamster. Farmer, Piano Tuner and Tailor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Killmeyer.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Piano Tuner

    25%
  • Tailor

    25%
  • Teamster

    25%

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

Killmeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Killmeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Killmeyer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Killmeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Killmeyer in 1963 was 85, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Killmeyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Killmeyer 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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