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Wimmer Name Meaning

German: reduced form of Widmer. German: occupational name from Middle High German wimmer ‘wine maker’. German: nickname from Middle High German wim(m)er ‘knotty growth on a tree trunk’. German: variant of Weimer 2. English: from the Old English personal name Winem?r, a compound of wine ‘friend’ + m?r ‘famous’.

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


Similar surnames: Limmer, Widmer, Nimmer, Hammer, Wicker, Kimmer, Summer, Wilmer

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Wimmer Family Origin

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Wimmer Family Occupations

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  • Going To School

    38%
  • Moulder

    25%
  • Labourer

    13%
  • Machinist

    13%

In 1881, the most common Wimmer occupation in Canada was Going To School. 38% of Wimmer's were Going To Schools. Going To School, Moulder and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Wimmer. A less common occupation for the Wimmer family was Machinist.

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Wimmer Life Expectancy

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Famous Wimmer Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)

Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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