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Parmer Surname Meaning

English: variant of Palmer . Indian (northern states): variant of Parmar .

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


Similar surnames: Larmer, Parmar, Palmer, Farmer, Harmer, Carmer, Jarmer, Armer, Parker

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Where is the Parmer family from?

You can see how Parmer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Parmer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Parmer families were found in USA in 1880. In 1891 there were 27 Parmer families living in London. This was about 19% of all the recorded Parmer's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Parmer families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Parmer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Parmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Parmer. 88% of Parmer 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
    88%
  • Housekeeper
    13%
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Census Records

There are 36,000 census records available for the last name Parmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Parmer 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Parmer. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Parmer. For the veterans among your Parmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Parmer lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Parmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Parmer in 1950 was 44, and 74 in 2004.

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