Lamy Family History

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Lamy Name Meaning

French: nickname from Old French amis, ami ‘friend’, with the definite article l’. Compare Lamey 2.

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


Similar surnames: Lamey, Amy, Lamay, Lary, Lamb, Lam, Lafoy, Lame, Lard, Laroy

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Lamy Family Origin

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Lamy Family Occupations

What did your Lamy ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Lamy occupation in the UK was Silk Weaver. 25% of Lamy's were Silk Weavers. Silk Weaver, Laundress and (Iron Manuf) Furnaceman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lamy. A less common occupation for the Lamy family was Black Smith.

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  • Silk Weaver

    25%
  • Laundress

    17%
  • (Iron Manuf) Furnaceman

    8%
  • Black Smith

    8%

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

Lamy Historical Records

What Lamy family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lamy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lamy 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 Lamy

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Lamy. 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 Lamy. For the veterans among your Lamy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lamy Life Expectancy

What is the average Lamy lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Lamy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Lamy in 1958 was 62, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lamy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lamy 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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