Ehmer Family History

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Ehmer Name Meaning

North German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements agi ‘point (of a sword)’ + mar ‘fame’.

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

Similar surnames: Eimer, Elmer, Ermer, Hier, Osmer, Omer, Lehmer, Nehmer, Dehmer

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Ehmer Family Origin

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Ehmer Family Occupations

What did your Ehmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Ehmer. 34% of Ehmer men worked as a Farmer and 43% of Ehmer women worked as a Secretary. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ehmer were Salesman and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Proprietor
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
  • Stenographer
  • Teacher

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

Ehmer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Ehmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ehmer 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 539 immigration records available for the last name Ehmer. 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 700 military records available for the last name Ehmer. For the veterans among your Ehmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ehmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Ehmer lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Ehmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Ehmer in 1959 was 55, and 80 in 2004.

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