Memmer Family History

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Memmer Name Meaning

Frisian habitational name for someone from the island of Memmert, between Borkum and Juist (in the North Sea). reduced form of the personal name Meinhart (see Meinhardt).

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


Similar surnames: Hemmer, Kemmer, Emmer, Lemmer, Remme, Temme, Kimmer, Gemmer, Kummer

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Memmer Family Origin

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Memmer Family Occupations

What did your Memmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Memmer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Memmer's were Farmers. Farmer, Farm Laborer and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Memmer. A less common occupation for the Memmer family was Insurance Agent.

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%
  • Grocer

    8%
  • Insurance Agent

    8%

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

Memmer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Memmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Memmer lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Memmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Memmer in 1964 was 62, and 64 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Memmer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Memmer 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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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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