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Dexheimer Surname Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from Dexheim in Hesse or Dechsenheim near Erlangen.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Reinheimer, Berkheimer, Ostheimer, Gensheimer, Bodenheimer

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Where is the Dexheimer family from?

You can see how Dexheimer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dexheimer family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Dexheimer families were found in USA in 1880. In 1880 there were 62 Dexheimer families living in New York. This was about 36% of all the recorded Dexheimer's in USA. New York had the highest population of Dexheimer families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Dexheimer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Dexheimer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Dexheimer. 18% of Dexheimer men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Dexheimer women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dexheimer were Clerk and Nurse. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Nurse
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Dexheimer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dexheimer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 600 immigration records available for the last name Dexheimer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 861 military records available for the last name Dexheimer. For the veterans among your Dexheimer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dexheimer lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Dexheimer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Dexheimer in 1948 was 56, and 71 in 2004.

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