Jarmer Family History

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Jarmer Name Meaning

North German and Frisian: variant of Garmer, from a personal name composed of the Germanic elements gar, ger ‘spear’, ‘lance’ + mari ‘famous’. East German: from a short form of the Slavic personal name Jaromir.habitational name from a place called Jarmer near Stettin (Polish Szczecin).

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


Similar surnames: Harmer, Warner, Laumer, Harder, Dormer, Hamer, Jaster, Armes, Palmer

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Jarmer Family Origin

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Jarmer Family Occupations

What did your Jarmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Jarmer. 14% of Jarmer men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Jarmer women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jarmer were Carpenter and Comptometer Operator

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • Machinist
    7%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    15%
  • Maid
    10%
  • Clipper
    5%
  • Comptometer Operator
    5%

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

Jarmer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Jarmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jarmer 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 283 immigration records available for the last name Jarmer. 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 241 military records available for the last name Jarmer. For the veterans among your Jarmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jarmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Jarmer lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Jarmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Jarmer in 1957 was 55, and 83 in 2004.

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