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Leamer Family History

Leamer Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Lehmer .

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


Similar surnames: Deamer, Beamer, Zeamer, Teamer, Leaders, Laumer, Leiser, Lehmer

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Where is the Leamer family from?

You can see how Leamer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Leamer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Leamer families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 6 Leamer families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 86% of all the recorded Leamer's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Leamer families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Leamer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Leamer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Leamer. 33% of Leamer men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Leamer women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leamer were Truck Driver and Housework. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    33%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Farm Laborer
    16%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    43%
  • Secretary
    29%
  • Housework
    29%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Leamer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leamer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 212 immigration records available for the last name Leamer. 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 Cards

There are 555 military records available for the last name Leamer. For the veterans among your Leamer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Leamer lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Leamer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Leamer in 1943 was 41, and 69 in 2004.

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