Lamer Family History

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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

What did your Lamer ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Lamer family was Labourer (General). 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.

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  • Coalminer

  • Farm Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Labourer (General)


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lamer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lamer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Lamer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lamer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1891 UK census records for Lamer

Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lamer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Lamer. For the veterans among your Lamer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lamer Life Expectancy

What is the average Lamer lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lamer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lamer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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