Pommer Family History

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Pommer Name Meaning

German: ethnic name for a Pomeranian. South German: probably a nickname meaning ‘blusterer’ (see Bommer).

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

Similar surnames: Sommer, Bommer, Hommer, Kommer, Dommer, Hammer, Pomper, Palmer

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Pommer Family Origin

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Pommer Family Occupations

What did your Pommer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Pommer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 16% of Pommer's were Farmers. Farmer, Grocer and Barber were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pommer. A less common occupation for the Pommer family was Book Keeper.

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  • Farmer

  • Grocer

  • Barber

  • Book Keeper


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

Pommer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Pommer Life Expectancy

What is the average Pommer lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Pommer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Pommer in 1954 was 51, and 94 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Pommer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pommer 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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