Parmer Family History

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Parmer Name Meaning

variant of English Palmer. Indian (northern states): Hindu name, probably related to Parmar.

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


Similar surnames: Larmer, Parmar, Palmer, Farmer, Harmer, Carmer, Jarmer, Armer, Parker

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Parmer Family Origin

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Parmer Family Occupations

What did your Parmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Parmer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Parmer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Parmer. A less common occupation for the Parmer family was Farm Laborer.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%

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

Parmer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Parmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Parmer lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Parmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Parmer in 1950 was 44, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Parmer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Parmer 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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