Chrismer Family History

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Chrismer Name Meaning

perhaps an altered form of Krismer, a nickname for a grizzled or old man, from Old High German gris ‘gray’. alternatively, it may be a reduced form of Griessmeyer, from Middle High German griez ‘sand’ + meier ‘tenant farmer’ (see Meyer), a distinguishing name for a farmer whose soil was sandy.

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

Similar surnames: Crisler, Hilmer, Thrasher, Risner, Brimmer, Riser, Christel, Chrismon

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Chrismer Family Origin

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Chrismer Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Chrismer family was Keeping House. The most common Chrismer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 44% of Chrismer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Chrismer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Keeping House


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Chrismer Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 65 immigration records available for the last name Chrismer. 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 480 military records available for the last name Chrismer. For the veterans among your Chrismer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chrismer Life Expectancy

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Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Chrismer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Chrismer in 1943 was 42, and 62 in 2004.

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