Rhymer Family History

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Rhymer Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Rymer, a variant of Rimmer. Americanized spelling of German Reimer. Variant spelling of German Rymer.

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

Similar surnames: Rymer, Hamer, Hymer, Raymer, Rumer, Rayner, Homer, Ryer, Brymer

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Rhymer Family Origin

Where is the Rhymer family from?

Rhymer Family Occupations

What did your Rhymer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rhymer family was Keeping House. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rhymer. The most common Rhymer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Rhymer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Rhymer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Rhymer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rhymer 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 Rhymer. 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 Rhymer. For the veterans among your Rhymer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rhymer Life Expectancy

What is the average Rhymer lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Rhymer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Rhymer in 1955 was 32, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rhymer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rhymer 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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