Dermer Family History

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Dermer Name Meaning

German: from an old personal name, Terrimar, a variant of Därr (see Darr). German: variant of Dörmer (standard German Türmer), an occupational name for a watchman on a tower (of a castle or town), from an agent derivative of Middle Low German torn or Middle High German turn ‘tower’. Jewish: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Derner, Demler, Berner, Demmer, Deremer, Germer, Depner, Derrer

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Dermer Family Origin

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Dermer Family Occupations

What did your Dermer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dermer occupation in the USA was Blacksmith. 14% of Dermer's were Blacksmiths. A less common occupation for the Dermer family was Harness Maker. Blacksmith, Clerk In Grocerie and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dermer.

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  • Blacksmith

    14%
  • Clerk In Grocerie

    14%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Harness Maker

    14%

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

Dermer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dermer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dermer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Dermer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Dermer. For the veterans among your Dermer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dermer Life Expectancy

What is the average Dermer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Dermer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dermer in 1963 was 71, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dermer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dermer 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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