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Nehmer Family History

Nehmer Surname Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): from German Nehmer ‘taker’ ‘recipient’; perhaps selected as a surname because of its phonetic similarity to the Jewish male personal name Nehemia (see Nahmias ).

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

Similar surnames: Ehmer, Lehrer, Dehmer, Neher, Lehmer, Rehmer, Neeser, Nemes, Lemmer

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Where is the Nehmer family from?

You can see how Nehmer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nehmer family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Nehmer families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 5 Nehmer families living in Michigan. This was about 50% of all the recorded Nehmer's in USA. Michigan and 1 other state had the highest population of Nehmer families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nehmer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nehmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Nehmer. 100% of Nehmer women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Nehmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nehmer 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 254 immigration records available for the last name Nehmer. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Nehmer. For the veterans among your Nehmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nehmer lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Nehmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Nehmer in 1961 was 56, and 64 in 2004.

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