Santmyer Family History

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Santmyer Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Sandmeyer.

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

Similar surnames: Sandmeier, Santer, Dantzler, Sandner, Sautter, Ganter, Kanter

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Santmyer Family Origin

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Santmyer Family Occupations

What did your Santmyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Santmyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 60% of Santmyer's were Farmers. Farmer and Dress Maker were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Santmyer. A less common occupation for the Santmyer family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Dress Maker

  • Keeping House


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

Santmyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Santmyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Santmyer 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 62 immigration records available for the last name Santmyer. 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 416 military records available for the last name Santmyer. For the veterans among your Santmyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Santmyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Santmyer lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Santmyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Santmyer in 1944 was 35, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Santmyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Santmyer 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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