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Walmer Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Walmer in Kent, so named from Old English wala (plural of walh ‘Briton’) + mere ‘pool’, or from Walmore Common in Gloucestershire.

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


Similar surnames: Balmer, Colmer, Waller, Palmer, Walker, Wilmer, Walder, Hamer, Calder

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Walmer Family Origin

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Walmer Family Occupations

What did your Walmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Works On Farm were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Walmer. The most common Walmer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Walmer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Walmer family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Works On Farm

    11%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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

Walmer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Walmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Walmer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Walmer. 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 Walmer. For the veterans among your Walmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Walmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Walmer lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Walmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Walmer in 1946 was 23, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Walmer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Walmer 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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