Lamont Family History

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Lamont Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: from the medieval personal name Lagman, which is from Old Norse Logmaðr, composed of log, plural of lag ‘law’ (from leggja ‘to lay down’) + maðr, ‘man’ (genitive manns). French: habitational name from places called Amont, in Haute-Saône and Haute-Vienne.

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

Similar surnames: Lemont, Lamond, Mont, Damon, Lamora, Lafont, Limon, Aamodt, Hamon

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Lamont Family Origin

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Lamont Family Occupations

What did your Lamont ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Lamont family was Fisherman. Farmer, Labourer and Crofter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lamont. The most common Lamont occupation in the UK was Farmer. 7% of Lamont's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Labourer

  • Crofter

  • Fisherman


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

Lamont Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 76,000 census records available for the last name Lamont. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lamont 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 19,000 immigration records available for the last name Lamont. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Lamont. For the veterans among your Lamont ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lamont Life Expectancy

What is the average Lamont lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Lamont life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Lamont in 1943 was 46, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lamont

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lamont 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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