Springmeyer Family History

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Springmeyer Name Meaning

German: distinguishing name for a tenant farmer (see Meyer) whose farm was situated by a spring (Middle High German sprinc ‘spring’, ‘wellhead’).

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

Similar surnames: Steinmeyer, Brinkmeyer, Sandmeyer, Springer, Heinemeyer, Priesmeyer

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Springmeyer Family Origin

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Springmeyer Family Occupations

What did your Springmeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Springmeyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Springmeyer's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Springmeyer. A less common occupation for the Springmeyer family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Cooper

  • Keeping House


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

Springmeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Springmeyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Springmeyer 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 265 immigration records available for the last name Springmeyer. 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 402 military records available for the last name Springmeyer. For the veterans among your Springmeyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Springmeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Springmeyer lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Springmeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Springmeyer in 1958 was 67, and 88 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Springmeyer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Springmeyer 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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