Dammer Family History

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Dammer Name Meaning

Dutch: topographic name from dam ‘dike’ + the suffix -er, denoting an inhabitant. German: habitational name from any of several places in Silesia called Dammer.

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

Similar surnames: Damme, Dahmer, Hammer, Dammen, Rammer, Damer, Ammer, Kammer, Simmer

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Dammer Family Origin

Where is the Dammer family from?

Dammer Family Occupations

What did your Dammer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Keeping House, Bookkeeper and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dammer. The most common Dammer occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 50% of Dammer's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Dammer family was Laborer.

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  • Keeping House

  • Bookkeeper

  • Farmer

  • Laborer


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

Dammer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dammer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dammer 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 662 immigration records available for the last name Dammer. 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 749 military records available for the last name Dammer. For the veterans among your Dammer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dammer Life Expectancy

What is the average Dammer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Dammer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Dammer in 1963 was 73, and 86 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dammer 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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