Emmer Family History

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Emmer Name Meaning

German (Bavaria): from Middle High German emmer ‘grain’, a topographic name for someone who lived by land where grain was grown, a status name for someone who owned such land, or a metonymic occupational name for someone who grew or dealt in grain.

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

Similar surnames: Elmer, Ammer, Hammer, Sommer, Eder, Kemper, Demmer, Emter, Gemmer

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Emmer Family Origin

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Emmer Family Occupations

What did your Emmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Emmer. 50% of Emmer men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Emmer women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Emmer were Tailor and Shoe Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
  • Tailor

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Bookkeeper
  • Dressmaker
  • Housekeeper
  • Shoe Operator

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

Emmer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Emmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Emmer 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Emmer. 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 Emmer. For the veterans among your Emmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Emmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Emmer lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Emmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Emmer in 1956 was 55, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Emmer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Emmer 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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