Whitmer Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

Whitmer Name Meaning

English: variant of Whitmore 2. Americanized form of German Wittmeyer.

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

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Whitmer Family Origin

Where is the Whitmer family from?

SHOW MORE

Whitmer Family Occupations

What did your Whitmer ancestors do for a living?

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

SHOW MORE
  • Farmer

    54%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Laborer

    6%
  • Carpenter

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Whitmer family was Carpenter. The most common Whitmer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Whitmer's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Whitmer.

Source: Census data for Whitmer | Data not to scale

Whitmer Historical Records

What Whitmer family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Whitmer ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Whitmer

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Whitmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Whitmer lifespan?

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Whitmer 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.

SHOW MORE

United States

Famous Whitmer Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)

Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Look up another name