Remer Family History

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Remer Name Meaning

North German and Dutch: occupational name for a maker of leather reins and similar articles, from Middle Low German remer ‘leather worker’ (compare Riemer). North German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements ragin ‘counsel’ + mari, m{e__}ri ‘fame’, as in Reimer. Jewish (Ashkenazic): ornamental name from German Römer ‘Roman’.

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

Similar surnames: Reder, Riemer, Roemer, Romer, Redmer, Reber, Reimer, Rumer, Ramer

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Remer Family Origin

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Remer Family Occupations

What did your Remer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Remer. The most common Remer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Remer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Remer family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter


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

Remer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Remer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Remer 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Remer. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Remer. For the veterans among your Remer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Remer Life Expectancy

What is the average Remer lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Remer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Remer in 1946 was 64, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Remer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Remer 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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