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Wimmer Name Meaning

German: reduced form of Widmer. German: occupational name from Middle High German wimmer ‘wine maker’. German: nickname from Middle High German wim(m)er ‘knotty growth on a tree trunk’. German: variant of Weimer 2. English: from the Old English personal name Winem?r, a compound of wine ‘friend’ + m?r ‘famous’.

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

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Wimmer Family Origin

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Wimmer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Keeping House

    4%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Wimmer family was Keeping House. The most common Wimmer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Wimmer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wimmer.

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Wimmer Life Expectancy

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Famous Wimmer Family

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Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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