Lamer Name Meaning

French (Burgundian): habitational name from a place called La Mer, from French mer ‘sea’. It is found as a French Canadian secondary surname for Rapidiou, present since 1701.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Layer, Lamar, Lazer, Lemer, Blamer, Laver, Lamey, Hamer, Larmer

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Lamer Family Origin

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Lamer Family Occupations

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  • Coalminer

    25%
  • Farm Labourer

    25%
  • Labourer

    25%
  • Labourer (General)

    25%

In 1881, the most common Lamer occupation in the UK was Coalminer. 25% of Lamer's were Coalminers. Coalminer, Farm Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lamer. A less common occupation for the Lamer family was Labourer (General).

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Lamer Historical Records

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Lamer Life Expectancy

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Between 1954 and 2004, Lamer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lamer in 1954 was 44, and 61 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lamer

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