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Grammer Family History

Grammer Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a scholar or astrologer, from Old French gramaire ‘grammarian’, ‘scholar’, also ‘astrologer’. German: variant of Gramer.

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


Similar surnames: Brammer, Grimmer, Krammer, Graver, Grater, Crammer, Rammel, Hammer

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Where is the Grammer family from?

You can see how Grammer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Grammer family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Grammer families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Grammer families living in British Columbia. This was 100% of all the recorded Grammer's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Grammer families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Grammer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Grammer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Grammer. 28% of Grammer men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Grammer women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Grammer were Farm Laborer and Maid.

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

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • Housewife
    11%
  • Stenographer
    9%
  • Maid
    6%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Grammer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Grammer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 978 immigration records available for the last name Grammer. 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 Cards

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Grammer. For the veterans among your Grammer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Grammer lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Grammer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Grammer in 1949 was 49, and 75 in 2004.

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