Shimer Family History

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Shimer Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling of Schimmer. Respelling of German Schimmer.

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


Similar surnames: Shimel, Shier, Shirer, Schimel, Hamer, Sher, Sommer, Shermer, Stiner

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Shimer Family Origin

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Shimer Family Occupations

What did your Shimer ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Retired Farmer

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Shimer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Shimer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Shimer. A less common occupation for the Shimer family was Retired Farmer.

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Shimer Historical Records

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Shimer Life Expectancy

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Famous Shimer Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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