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Limmer Name Meaning

English: occupational name for an illuminator of manuscripts, from Middle English luminour, lymnour, Old French enlumineor, illumineor. German: habitational name from any of several places so named in northern Germany or, in Bavaria, from Lindemer and Lindmaier (see Lindenmeyer). Dutch: from a Germanic personal name composed of liut ‘people’ + mar ‘famous’, ‘renowned’. Compare Lemmer.

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


Similar surnames: Wimmer, Nimmer, Lemmer, Kimmer, Lier, Timmer, Limer, Simmer, Dimmer

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Limmer Family Origin

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Limmer Family Occupations

What did your Limmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Limmer occupation in Canada was Blacksmith. 50% of Limmer's were Blacksmiths. Blacksmith and Servant were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Limmer.

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  • Blacksmith

    50%
  • Servant

    50%

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

Limmer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Limmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Limmer 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Limmer. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Limmer. For the veterans among your Limmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Limmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Limmer lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Limmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Limmer in 1955 was 64, and 71 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Limmer 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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