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Trimmer Name Meaning

English: occupational name, probably for a trimmer of cloth. The verb trim is not attested in its modern sense before the early 16th century, but the surname form William le Trymmere is found in the 14th century, and this seems to be continuous with Old English trymian, trymman ‘to strengthen or confirm’ (from trum ‘strong’, ‘firm’).

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

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Trimmer Family Origin

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Trimmer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    40%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, the most common Trimmer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Trimmer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Trimmer family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Trimmer.

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Trimmer Life Expectancy

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