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

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Remer Family Origin

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Remer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    5%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

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Remer Life Expectancy

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Between 1946 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Remer

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