Riemersma Family History

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Riemersma Name Meaning

Frisian: patronymic from the personal name Riemer.

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

Similar surnames: Piersma, Broersma, Elgersma, Heerema, Nieters, Diemer, Simerson

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Riemersma Family Origin

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Riemersma Family Occupations

What did your Riemersma ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Riemersma occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Riemersma's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Riemersma Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Riemersma. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Riemersma 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Riemersma. 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 Riemersma. For the veterans among your Riemersma ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Riemersma Life Expectancy

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Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Riemersma life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Riemersma in 1952 was 50, and 74 in 2004.

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