Rimmer Family History

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Rimmer Name Meaning

English: variant of Rimer.

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

Similar surnames: Rimer, Rummer, Rimmel, Dimmer, Grimmer, Wimmer, Ricker, Trimmer

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Rimmer Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Rimmer name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Rimmer. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Rimmer Family Origin

Where is the Rimmer family from?

Rimmer Family Occupations

What did your Rimmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Rimmer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 43% of Rimmer's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rimmer. A less common occupation for the Rimmer family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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

Rimmer Historical Records

What Rimmer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 60,000 census records available for the last name Rimmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rimmer 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 11,000 immigration records available for the last name Rimmer. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Rimmer. For the veterans among your Rimmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rimmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Rimmer lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Rimmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Rimmer in 1955 was 43, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rimmer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rimmer 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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