Lema Name Meaning

Spanish (mainly Galicia): habitational name from Lema in A Coruña province.

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


Similar surnames: Lerma, Lama, Lena, Cea, Lara, Lemos, Lima, Lemp, Lemay, Tena

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Lema Family Origin

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Lema Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Fish Dealer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Labr

    17%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lema family was Labr. Farmer, Fish Dealer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lema. The most common Lema occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Lema's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Lema | Data not to scale

Lema Historical Records

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Lema Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1951 and 2004, Lema life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Lema in 1951 was 44, and 81 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lema

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