Armer Family History

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Armer Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of arms and armor, from Anglo-Norman French armer ‘arms-maker’ (Old French armier). Originally this was a separate name from Armour, but in due course the two became inextricably confused.

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

Similar surnames: Larmer, Farmer, Arber, Harmer, Barber, Hammer, Armel, Hamer, Rimer

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Armer Family Origin

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Armer Family Occupations

What did your Armer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Armer occupation in Canada was Farmer. 50% of Armer's were Farmers. Farmer, Carpenter and Engine Driver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Armer. A less common occupation for the Armer family was Printer.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Engine Driver

  • Printer


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

Armer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 21,000 census records available for the last name Armer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Armer 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Armer. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Armer. For the veterans among your Armer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Armer Life Expectancy

What is the average Armer lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Armer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Armer in 1945 was 58, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Armer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Armer 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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