Omer Family History

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Omer Name Meaning

Muslim: variant of Omar. French: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements aud ‘wealth’ + mari, meri ‘renowned’. As a Huguenot name, it is also found in Germany. Possibly a respelling of German Ohmer.

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


Similar surnames: Romer, Gomer, Omar, Homer, Osmer, Oder, Oser, Opper, Ohmer, Ober

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Omer Family Origin

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Omer Family Occupations

What did your Omer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Omer. 19% of Omer men worked as a Laborer and 11% of Omer women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Omer were Proprietor and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Salesman
    12%
  • Proprietor
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    11%
  • Operator
    8%
  • Stenographer
    8%

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

Omer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Omer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Omer 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Omer. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Omer. For the veterans among your Omer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Omer Life Expectancy

What is the average Omer lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Omer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Omer in 1944 was 44, and 83 in 2004.

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