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Pymer Surname Meaning

probably from Pymore in Little Downham (Cambs) which is recorded as Pymoor in 1497. The place-name may derive from Old English pēo pīe ‘insect’ or pīe ‘magpie’ + mōr ‘moor marsh’. However medieval forms of the place-name have not been found and so the place may takes its name from the surname and the surname may have an alternative unknown origin.

Source: The Oxford Dictionary of Family Names in Britain and Ireland, 2016


Similar surnames: Wymer, Rymer, Pamer, Pyper, Hymer, Palmer, Peter, Homer, Hamer, Power

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Where is the Pymer family from?

You can see how Pymer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Pymer family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Pymer families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 18 Pymer families living in Norfolk. This was about 62% of all the recorded Pymer's in United Kingdom. Norfolk had the highest population of Pymer families in 1891.
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What did your Pymer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Pymer. 79% of Pymer 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
    79%
  • Household Duties
    14%
  • Domestic Servant
    9%
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Census Records

There are 942 census records available for the last name Pymer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Pymer 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 108 immigration records available for the last name Pymer. 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 95 military records available for the last name Pymer. For the veterans among your Pymer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Pymer lifespan?

Between 1966 and 1994, in the United States, Pymer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Pymer in 1966 was 59, and 98 in 1994.

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