Turnmire Family History

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Turnmire Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Dürmeyer or Dürrenmayer, a distinguishing name either for a tenant farmer (see Meyer) who sold his produce at a high price (Middle Low German dure ‘dear’, ‘expensive’), or, in the south, a tenant farmer whose farm was by water (Middle High German dur ‘water’ appears in field names).

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


Similar surnames: Dunmire, Turner, Pugmire, Rushmore, Turnage, Dumire, Carnine

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Turnmire Family Origin

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Turnmire Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    69%
  • Bookkeeper

    6%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Mechanic

    6%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Turnmire family was Mechanic. The most common Turnmire occupation in the USA was Farmer. 69% of Turnmire's were Farmers. Farmer, Bookkeeper and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Turnmire.

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Turnmire Historical Records

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Turnmire Life Expectancy

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