Ammer Family History

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Ammer Name Meaning

from Middle High German amer ‘bunting’ (the bird), hence a nickname for someone with a fine voice, or a flamboyant dresser. in southern Germany, possibly a topographic name for someone living by the Ammer river.

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


Similar surnames: Hammer, Emmer, Kummer, Kammer, Sommer, Hamer, Almer, Dammer, Auer

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Ammer Family Origin

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Ammer Family Occupations

What did your Ammer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ammer family was Cabnet Maker. Farmer, Baker and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ammer. The most common Ammer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Ammer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Baker

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Cabnet Maker

    8%

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Ammer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ammer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ammer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Ammer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Ammer. For the veterans among your Ammer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ammer Life Expectancy

What is the average Ammer lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Ammer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Ammer in 1955 was 41, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ammer 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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