Kimmer Family History

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Kimmer Name Meaning

occupational name for a cooper, from an agent derivative of Middle High German kimme ‘rim’, ‘flange (on a tub)’ (see Kimm 2). from a short form of the Germanic personal name Chunibald, formed with chunni ‘race’, ‘people’ or kuoni ‘daring’, ‘experienced’, + bald ‘bold’, ‘brave’.

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

Similar surnames: Kummer, Krimmer, Wimmer, Kammer, Limmer, Kimmet, Kommer, Zimmer

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Kimmer Family Origin

Where is the Kimmer family from?

Kimmer Family Occupations

What did your Kimmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kimmer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Kimmer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kimmer family was Brakeman. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kimmer.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Brakeman


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Kimmer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Kimmer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Kimmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kimmer 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 513 immigration records available for the last name Kimmer. 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 745 military records available for the last name Kimmer. For the veterans among your Kimmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kimmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Kimmer lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Kimmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Kimmer in 1964 was 84, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kimmer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kimmer 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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