Dunmire Family History

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Dunmire Name Meaning

Perhaps a variant of Scottish Dunmore, a variant of Dunmore. Alternatively, a respelling of German Dannmeyer or Dannmeier, a distinguishing name for a farmer (see Meyer) whose farm was by a pine forest (Middle Low German dan, Middle High German tan ‘pine tree’, ‘pine forest’).

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


Similar surnames: Turnmire, Dunmore, Fesmire, Pugmire, Plymire, Denmark, Dunker

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Dunmire Family Origin

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Dunmire Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Dunmire occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Dunmire's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Labor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dunmire. A less common occupation for the Dunmire family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Labor

    9%
  • Carpenter

    6%

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Dunmire Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Dunmire Life Expectancy

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Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Dunmire life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Dunmire in 1949 was 31, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dunmire 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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