Strohmeyer Family History

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Strohmeyer Name Meaning

German: occupational name for a collector of straw taxes, i.e. taxes in kind from the grain harvest, from Middle High German stro ‘straw’ + meier ‘bailiff’, ‘steward’ (see Meyer).

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

Similar surnames: Strohecker, Strohman, Steinmeyer, Homeyer, Lohmeyer, Kirchmeier

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Strohmeyer Family Origin

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Strohmeyer Family Occupations

What did your Strohmeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Strohmeyer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Strohmeyer's were Farmers. Farmer, Tailor and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Strohmeyer. A less common occupation for the Strohmeyer family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Tailor

  • At Home

  • Blacksmith


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Strohmeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Strohmeyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Strohmeyer 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Strohmeyer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Strohmeyer. For the veterans among your Strohmeyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Strohmeyer Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Strohmeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Strohmeyer in 1962 was 74, and 86 in 2004.

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