Raymer Family History

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Raymer Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of German Römer (see Roemer), Rehmer, or possibly Reimer.

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


Similar surnames: Ramer, Rayner, Rayder, Rhymer, Raimer, Rymer, Raper, Racer, Hamer

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Raymer Family Origin

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Raymer Family Occupations

What did your Raymer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Raymer. A less common occupation for the Raymer family was Blacksmith. The most common Raymer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Raymer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Blacksmith

    2%

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

Raymer Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Raymer Life Expectancy

What is the average Raymer lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Raymer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Raymer in 1943 was 33, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Raymer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Raymer 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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