Simmer Family History

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Simmer Name Meaning

Scottish form of Summer. Americanized form of German Zimmer ‘carpenter’. German: habitational name from any of various places named Simmern, in Hesse, near Koblenz, and near Bingen. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): ornamental name from southern Yiddish zimer ‘summer’.

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

Similar surnames: Sommer, Timmer, Limmer, Summer, Zimmer, Nimmer, Wimmer, Immer, Kimmer

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Simmer Family Origin

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Simmer Family Occupations

What did your Simmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Simmer. 30% of Simmer men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Simmer women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Simmer were Carpenter and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Proprietor
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Maid
  • Housekeeper
  • Servant

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

Simmer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Simmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Simmer 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Simmer. 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 Simmer. For the veterans among your Simmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Simmer Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Simmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Simmer in 1947 was 45, and 59 in 2004.

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