Dehmer Family History

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Dehmer Name Meaning

North German: habitational name for someone from Dehme near Minden. South German: variant of Dehm.

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

Similar surnames: Dahmer, Lehmer, Dermer, Dehler, Rehmer, Dehner, Detmer, Ehmer, Dehm

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Dehmer Family Origin

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Dehmer Family Occupations

What did your Dehmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Dehmer. 45% of Dehmer men worked as a Farmer and 34% of Dehmer women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dehmer were Baker and Machine Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Painter
  • Baker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Part Owneroperator
  • Machine Operator

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

Dehmer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Dehmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dehmer 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 292 immigration records available for the last name Dehmer. 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 604 military records available for the last name Dehmer. For the veterans among your Dehmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dehmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Dehmer lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Dehmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Dehmer in 1944 was 26, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dehmer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dehmer 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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