Dammeyer Family History

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Dammeyer Name Meaning

North German: distinguishing name for a tenant farmer (see Meyer) whose land lay near a dike or highway, Middle Low German damm.

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


Similar surnames: Kammeyer, Dallmeyer, Dickmeyer, Hagemeyer, Neumeyer, Kampmeier

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Dammeyer Family Origin

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Dammeyer Family Occupations

What did your Dammeyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dammeyer. 37% of Dammeyer men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Dammeyer women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dammeyer were Salesman and File Clerk

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    37%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Truck Driver
    16%
  • Salesman
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    34%
  • Saleslady
    34%
  • File Clerk
    34%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Dammeyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dammeyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dammeyer 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 621 immigration records available for the last name Dammeyer. 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 376 military records available for the last name Dammeyer. For the veterans among your Dammeyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dammeyer Life Expectancy

What is the average Dammeyer lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Dammeyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Dammeyer in 1962 was 83, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dammeyer

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