Parmenter Family History

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Parmenter Name Meaning

English (mainly Essex): occupational name for a maker of facings and trimmings, Middle English, Old French par(e)mentier (from parement ‘fitting’, ‘finishing’, Late Latin paramentum, a derivative of parare ‘to prepare or adorn’).

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


Similar surnames: Parmentier, Permenter, Carpenter, Panter, Armentor, Painter, Parent

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Parmenter Family Origin

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Parmenter Family Occupations

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  • Servant

    21%
  • Factory Hand

    8%
  • Scholar

    8%
  • Apprentice To Turner

    4%

In 1881, the most common Parmenter occupation in Canada was Servant. 21% of Parmenter's were Servants. Servant, Factory Hand and Scholar were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Parmenter. A less common occupation for the Parmenter family was Apprentice To Turner.

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Parmenter Historical Records

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Parmenter Life Expectancy

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