Timmer Family History

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Timmer Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for a carpenter, from Low German timmer ‘timber’. from a reduced form of Thiemer, a variant of Dittmar. habitational name from any of several places called Timmern in Lower Saxony.

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


Similar surnames: Simmer, Limmer, Wimmer, Immer, Timmel, Kimmer, Zimmer, Timmers

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Timmer Family Origin

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Timmer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Timmer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 32% of Timmer's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Timmer. A less common occupation for the Timmer family was Keeping House.

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Timmer Historical Records

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Timmer Life Expectancy

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