Rymer Family History

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Rymer Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Rimer 1. German: variant of Riemer. German: habitational name for someone from Riem (now a suburb of Munich; formerly a separate town). EG

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


Similar surnames: Rimer, Rumer, Ryder, Rhymer, Ryner, Romer, Ryser, Ramer, Hamer, Remer

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Rymer Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Rymer name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    54%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    19%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    4%

  • Norway

    3%

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Rymer Family Origin

Where is the Rymer family from?

Rymer Family Occupations

What did your Rymer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rymer. The most common Rymer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Rymer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Rymer family was Physician.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Physician

    5%

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

Rymer Historical Records

What Rymer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Rymer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rymer 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Rymer. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Rymer. For the veterans among your Rymer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rymer Life Expectancy

What is the average Rymer lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Rymer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Rymer in 1945 was 24, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rymer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rymer 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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