Reimer Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GET STARTED

Reimer Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name, a reduced form of Reinmar, composed of the elements ragin ‘counsel’ + mari, meri ‘fame’.

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


Similar surnames: Remer, Redmer, Reimel, Reiner, Eimer, Heimer, Weimer, Rediger, Reider

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Reimer Family Origin

Where is the Reimer family from?

Reimer Family Occupations

What did your Reimer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Reimer. A less common occupation for the Reimer family was Tailor. The most common Reimer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Reimer's were Farmers.

View Census data for Reimer | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    44%
  • Laborer

    12%
  • Carpenter

    3%
  • Tailor

    2%

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

Reimer Historical Records

What Reimer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Reimer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Reimer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Reimer

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Reimer. 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.

View all Reimer immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Reimer. For the veterans among your Reimer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Reimer military records

You've only scratched the surface of Reimer family history.

Reimer Life Expectancy

What is the average Reimer lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Reimer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Reimer in 1945 was 26, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Reimer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Reimer 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.

Famous Reimer Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Look up another name