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Rumer Name Meaning

English (Hampshire): variant of Romer . This surname is now rare in Britain. German: variant of Ruhmer a nickname from Middle High German ruomære ‘braggart’. German: from an old personal name formed with Old High German hruom ‘fame’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Rumler, Ramer, Ruder, Romer, Remer, Rufer, Reder, Rimer, Rummler

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Where is the Rumer family from?

You can see how Rumer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Rumer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Rumer families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Rumer families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 43% of all the recorded Rumer's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Rumer families in 1911.
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What did your Rumer ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Retired was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Rumer. 100% of Rumer men worked as a Retired. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Retired
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Rumer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rumer 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 567 immigration records available for the last name Rumer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rumer. For the veterans among your Rumer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Rumer lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Rumer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Rumer in 1960 was 50, and 75 in 2004.

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