Kommer Family History

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Kommer Name Meaning

occupational name for a maker of kettles and buckets, from an agent derivative of Middle Low German komp ‘bowl’. variant of Kammer.

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


Similar surnames: Kammer, Kimmer, Sommer, Comer, Kolter, Kummer, Kemmer, Hammer, Kocher

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Kommer Family Origin

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Kommer Family Occupations

What did your Kommer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Kommer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Kommer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Kommer family was Machinest. Farmer, Carpenter and Clerk In Shoe Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Kommer.

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Clerk In Shoe Store

    11%
  • Machinest

    11%

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

Kommer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Kommer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Kommer 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Kommer. 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 Kommer. For the veterans among your Kommer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Kommer Life Expectancy

What is the average Kommer lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Kommer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Kommer in 1958 was 56, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Kommer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Kommer 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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