Larmer Family History

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Larmer Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant of Scottish Lorimer. English: occupational name for a maker of arms, Anglo-Norman French armer (Old French armier), with the definite article l’.

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

Similar surnames: Armer, Farmer, Larimer, Parmer, Barber, Lemer, Hamer, Larcher, Harmer

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Larmer Family Origin

Where is the Larmer family from?

Larmer Family Occupations

What did your Larmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Larmer occupation in Canada was Farmer. 30% of Larmer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Larmer family was Spinner. Farmer, Labourer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Larmer.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Laborer

  • Spinner


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

Larmer Historical Records

What Larmer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Larmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Larmer 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Larmer. 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 748 military records available for the last name Larmer. For the veterans among your Larmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Larmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Larmer lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Larmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Larmer in 1944 was 22, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Larmer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Larmer 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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