Rimmel Family History

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Rimmel Name Meaning

English: probably a variant spelling of Rimel. German: variant of Rimmele, from Rümelin, a pet form of the Germanic personal name Ruombald, a compound of hruom ‘glory’ + balt ‘bold’, ‘brave’.

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

Similar surnames: Rammel, Immel, Zimmel, Remmel, Hummel, Riedel, Imel, Kimmer, Grimmer

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Rimmel Family Origin

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Rimmel Family Occupations

What did your Rimmel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rimmel family was Blacksmith. The most common Rimmel occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Rimmel's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rimmel.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Blacksmith


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

Rimmel Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Rimmel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rimmel 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 363 immigration records available for the last name Rimmel. 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 433 military records available for the last name Rimmel. For the veterans among your Rimmel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rimmel Life Expectancy

What is the average Rimmel lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Rimmel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Rimmel in 1948 was 46, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rimmel

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rimmel 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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