Leimer Family History

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Leimer Name Meaning

occupational name for a worker with clay, from an agent derivative of Middle High German leim ‘clay’. habitational name from any of several places called Leimen in the Palatinate and Baden.

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


Similar surnames: Lehmer, Leier, Leiner, Leiser, Limer, Weiher, Leiter, Leifer, Geiger

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Leimer Family Origin

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Leimer Family Occupations

What did your Leimer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Vetrinary Surgen were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Leimer. A less common occupation for the Leimer family was Wood Carver. The most common Leimer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Leimer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Keeping House

    22%
  • Vetrinary Surgen

    11%
  • Wood Carver

    11%

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

Leimer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Leimer Life Expectancy

What is the average Leimer lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Leimer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Leimer in 1959 was 61, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Leimer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Leimer 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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