Lem Name Meaning

Dutch and Scandinavian: from a short form of the personal name Lambrecht or Lempert (see Lambert). English: probably a variant of Lim (see Lui). Southeast Asian: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Lim, Lam, Leo, Lemm, Clem, Lex, Sem, Lea, Lee, Klem

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Lem Family Origin

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Lem Family Occupations

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  • Saw Maker

    67%
  • Miner Stone Out Of Employment

    33%

In 1881, the most common Lem occupation in the UK was Saw Maker. 67% of Lem's were Saw Makers. Saw Maker and Miner Stone Out Of Employment were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lem.

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Lem Historical Records

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Lem Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Lem life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Lem in 1951 was 53, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lem

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