Weimer Family History

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Weimer Name Meaning

from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements wini ‘friend’ + mar ‘famous’ or from another, composed of the elements wig ‘battle’, ‘fight’ + mar ‘famous’. variant of Weimar 1.

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

Similar surnames: Weiker, Eimer, Reimer, Heimer, Weipert, Geimer, Weimar, Werner

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Weimer Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Weimer name?

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

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  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Norway


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Weimer Family Origin

Where is the Weimer family from?

Weimer Family Occupations

What did your Weimer ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House


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

Weimer Historical Records

What Weimer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 33,000 census records available for the last name Weimer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Weimer 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Weimer. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Weimer. For the veterans among your Weimer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Weimer Life Expectancy

What is the average Weimer lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Weimer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Weimer in 1944 was 28, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Weimer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Weimer 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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