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

What did your Timmer ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    32%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Timmer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Timmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Timmer 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Timmer. 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 Timmer. For the veterans among your Timmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Timmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Timmer lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Timmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Timmer in 1944 was 22, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Timmer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Timmer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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