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Remme Name Meaning

North German: from a shortened form of the personal name Rembert Reimer or Reinhold . Norwegian: habitational name from any of several farms named Remme from Old Norse rimi ‘narrow ridge high hill’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Remke, Temme, Demme, Lemme, Emme, Rempe, Gemme, Remmel, Hemme, Lemke

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Where is the Remme family from?

You can see how Remme families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Remme family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Remme families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Remme family living in New Jersey. This was 100% of all the recorded Remme's in USA. New Jersey had the highest population of Remme families in 1840.
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What did your Remme ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Remme. 50% of Remme men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Remme women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Remme were Salesman and House Maid. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Hand
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
  • House Maid
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Remme. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Remme census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 491 immigration records available for the last name Remme. 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 Cards

There are 296 military records available for the last name Remme. For the veterans among your Remme ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Remme lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Remme life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1980. The average life expectancy for Remme in 1963 was 67, and 75 in 2004.

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