Simer Family History

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Simer Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a roper or a loader, from an agent derivative of Middle English sime ‘cord’, ‘rope’ (Old English sima), or of Middle English simen ‘to load’ (Old English siman).

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

Similar surnames: Limer, Rimer, Sizer, Simes, Lier, Steer, Hiner, Simler, Piper, Dimler

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Simer Family Origin

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Simer Family Occupations

What did your Simer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Simer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Simer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Simer family was Assist In Farming. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Simer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Assist In Farming


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

Simer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Simer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Simer 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 688 immigration records available for the last name Simer. 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 660 military records available for the last name Simer. For the veterans among your Simer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Simer Life Expectancy

What is the average Simer lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Simer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Simer in 1945 was 22, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Simer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Simer 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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