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Newmyer Family History

Newmyer Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Neumeyer.

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


Similar surnames: Newmeyer, Newmann, Neumayer, Leamer, Neuer, Neumaier, Sawyer, Deamer

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Where is the Newmyer family from?

You can see how Newmyer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Newmyer family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Newmyer families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Newmyer family living in Maryland. This was 100% of all the recorded Newmyer's in USA. Maryland had the highest population of Newmyer families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Newmyer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Newmyer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Newmyer. 32% of Newmyer men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Newmyer women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Newmyer were Owner and Salesgirl. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    32%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Machinist
    14%
  • Owner
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
    25%
  • Saleslady
    25%
  • Clerk
    17%
  • Salesgirl
    17%
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What Newmyer family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Newmyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Newmyer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 115 immigration records available for the last name Newmyer. 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 Cards

There are 413 military records available for the last name Newmyer. For the veterans among your Newmyer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Newmyer lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Newmyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Newmyer in 1960 was 53, and 91 in 2004.

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