Wimer Family History

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Wimer Name Meaning

Altered spelling of English Wymer or German Weimer.

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

Similar surnames: Wimmer, Witmer, Winer, Wiler, Wymer, Widmer, Wilmer, Wiser, Comer

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Wimer Family Origin

Where is the Wimer family from?

Wimer Family Occupations

What did your Wimer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wimer. A less common occupation for the Wimer family was Carpenter. The most common Wimer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 36% of Wimer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Wimer Historical Records

What Wimer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Wimer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wimer 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 854 immigration records available for the last name Wimer. 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 Wimer. For the veterans among your Wimer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wimer Life Expectancy

What is the average Wimer lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Wimer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Wimer in 1941 was 42, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Wimer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wimer 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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