Lamey Family History

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Lamey Name Meaning

English: from an Old Norse personal name, Lambi. French and English: nickname from Old French amis, ami ‘friend’ or amé(e) ‘beloved’, with the definite article l’.

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

Similar surnames: Lamy, Amey, Amy, Lamay, Hamel, Game, Lemer, Lamer, Blamer, Lumley

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Lamey Family Origin

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Lamey Family Occupations

What did your Lamey ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Lamey occupation in the UK was Mariner. 15% of Lamey's were Mariners. Mariner, Boot And Shoemaker and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lamey. A less common occupation for the Lamey family was Carman.

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  • Mariner

  • Boot And Shoemaker

  • Bricklayer

  • Carman


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

Lamey Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Lamey. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lamey census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

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

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Lamey Life Expectancy

What is the average Lamey lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Lamey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Lamey in 1946 was 42, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lamey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lamey 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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