Zelmer Family History

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Zelmer Name Meaning

German: variant of Zellmer.

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


Similar surnames: Selmer, Celmer, Behmer, Zellmer, Helmer, Elmer, Zeller, Zellar

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Zelmer Family Origin

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Zelmer Family Occupations

What did your Zelmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Domestic were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Zelmer. 38% of Zelmer men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Zelmer women worked as a Domestic. Some less common occupations for Americans named Zelmer were Driver and Seaman

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    38%
  • Carpenter
    7%
  • Carpenter Labourer
    7%
  • Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Domestic
    25%
  • Furrier
    25%
  • Hotel
    25%
  • Seaman
    25%

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

Zelmer Historical Records

What Zelmer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Zelmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Zelmer 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 529 immigration records available for the last name Zelmer. 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 340 military records available for the last name Zelmer. For the veterans among your Zelmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Zelmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Zelmer lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2004, in the United States, Zelmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Zelmer in 1968 was 81, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Zelmer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Zelmer 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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