Ulmer Name Meaning

habitational name for someone from the city of Ulm. The placename is from the root uel, an unattested word meaning ‘turn’, ‘wind’, ‘roll’ or from el- or ol- ‘flow’, a reference in either case to the influx of the Blan river into the Danube. from the Germanic personal name Odolmar, composed of the elements odal ‘inherited property’ + mar ‘famous’.

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


Similar surnames: Elmer, Almer, Balmer, Ulmen, Uber, Lier, Bolmer, Wilmer, Omer, Ufer

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Ulmer Family Origin

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Ulmer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Laborer

    4%
  • Butcher

    3%

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In 1880, the most common Ulmer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Ulmer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Ulmer family was Butcher. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ulmer.

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Ulmer Historical Records

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Ulmer Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Ulmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Ulmer in 1944 was 34, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ulmer

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