Wasmer Family History

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Wasmer Name Meaning

German: topographic name for someone who lived by a water meadow, from Middle High German wase, wasem ‘water meadow’, the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.

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


Similar surnames: Waser, Wasser, Wanner, Hammer, Washer, Palmer, Kasner, Naser, Hamer

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Wasmer Family Origin

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Wasmer Family Occupations

What did your Wasmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Wasmer. 23% of Wasmer men worked as a Farmer and 40% of Wasmer women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Wasmer were Machinist and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    23%
  • Laborer
    19%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Machinist
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    40%
  • School Teacher
    40%
  • Housekeeper
    20%

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

Wasmer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Wasmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Wasmer 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 591 immigration records available for the last name Wasmer. 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 Wasmer. For the veterans among your Wasmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Wasmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Wasmer lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Wasmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Wasmer in 1954 was 50, and 87 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Wasmer 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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