Nehmer Family History

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Nehmer Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Nehmer ‘taker’, ‘recipient’; perhaps selected as a surname because of its phonetic similarity to the Jewish male personal name Nehemia (see Nahmias).

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


Similar surnames: Ehmer, Lehrer, Dehmer, Neher, Lehmer, Rehmer, Neeser, Nemes, Lemmer

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Nehmer Family Origin

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Nehmer Family Occupations

What did your Nehmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and New Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Nehmer. 59% of Nehmer men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Nehmer women worked as a New Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nehmer were Laborer and Stenographer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    59%
  • Salesman
    18%
  • Truck Driver
    12%
  • Laborer
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • New Worker
    20%
  • Maid
    20%
  • Housework
    20%
  • Stenographer
    20%

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

Nehmer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Nehmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nehmer 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 254 immigration records available for the last name Nehmer. 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 Nehmer. For the veterans among your Nehmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Nehmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Nehmer lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Nehmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Nehmer in 1961 was 56, and 64 in 2004.

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