Amer Family History

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Amer Name Meaning

Muslim: variant of Amir. Variant of English Amar.

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

Similar surnames: Hamer, Amber, Omer, Damer, Amen, Amir, Aker, Ater, Ager, Arey

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Amer Family Origin

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Amer Family Occupations

What did your Amer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Labourer and Book Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Amer. The most common Amer occupation in Canada was Farmer. 63% of Amer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Amer family was Clerk.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Book Keeper

  • Clerk


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

Amer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 20,000 census records available for the last name Amer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Amer 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Amer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 42,000 military records available for the last name Amer. For the veterans among your Amer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Amer Life Expectancy

What is the average Amer lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Amer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Amer in 1943 was 47, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Amer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Amer 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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