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Nemer Family History

Nemer Surname Meaning

Jewish (American): shortened (and altered) form of Nemerovski or Nemirovski (see Nemeroff ). Arabic (mainly the Levant and Iraq): from a variant of the personal name Namir from nimr a variant of namir ‘leopard’. Bearers of this surname are both Muslims and Christians.

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

Similar surnames: Nebel, Neyer, Neuer, Neier, Emer, Neer, Nemet, Nehmer, Remer, Nemes

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Where is the Nemer family from?

You can see how Nemer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nemer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Nemer families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 13 Nemer families living in London. This was about 68% of all the recorded Nemer's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Nemer families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nemer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nemer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Nemer. 20% of Nemer men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Nemer women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nemer were Salesman and Maid. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Proprietor
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • Stenographer
  • Saleswoman
  • Maid
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Nemer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nemer 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 682 immigration records available for the last name Nemer. 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 359 military records available for the last name Nemer. For the veterans among your Nemer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nemer lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Nemer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Nemer in 1959 was 26, and 71 in 2004.

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