Widmer Family History

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Widmer Name Meaning

German: from Middle High German widemer ‘tenant of land or property belonging to a church’, an agent derivative of widem ‘prebend’. German: variant of Wittmer 1. English: habitational name from Widmere in Ibstone, Buckinghamshire, named from Old English widig ‘willow’ + mere ‘pool’.

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


Similar surnames: Wimmer, Widder, Wicker, Widner, Wilmer, Widger, Wismer, Rimer, Limer

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Widmer Family Origin

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Widmer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Machinist

    4%
  • Bar Keeper

    2%

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In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Widmer. The most common Widmer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Widmer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Widmer family was Bar Keeper.

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Widmer Historical Records

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Widmer Life Expectancy

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