Timmerman Family History

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Timmerman Name Meaning

Dutch and English: occupational name for a carpenter or timber merchant, from Middle English timber, tymber, Middle Dutch timmer, Low German Timmer ‘timber’ + Middle English, Middle Dutch man, Low German Mann ‘man’. Variant spelling of German Timmermann.

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


Similar surnames: Timmermann, Zimmermann, Eilerman, Kitterman, Timmers, Wierman

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Timmerman Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Timmerman name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    48%

  • Germanic Europe

    19%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    15%

  • Norway

    5%

  • Sweden

    4%

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Timmerman Family Origin

Where is the Timmerman family from?

Timmerman Family Occupations

What did your Timmerman ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Timmerman family was Keeping House. The most common Timmerman occupation in the USA was Farmer. 34% of Timmerman's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Timmerman.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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

Timmerman Historical Records

What Timmerman family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Timmerman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Timmerman 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 Timmerman. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Timmerman. For the veterans among your Timmerman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Timmerman Life Expectancy

What is the average Timmerman lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Timmerman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Timmerman in 1943 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Timmerman

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Timmerman 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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