Lemer Family History

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Lemer Name Meaning

French (Le Mer): possibly a status name or occupational name for a mayor, Old French mair(e), with the definite article le, or a nickname for someone thought to resemble a mayor (see Maire).

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

Similar surnames: Lever, Leger, Leber, Leer, Lemery, Lier, Lamer, Lehew, Limer, Lemmer

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Lemer Family Origin

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Lemer Family Occupations

What did your Lemer ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Baker and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Lemer. 17% of Lemer men worked as a Baker and 80% of Lemer women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lemer were Ladies Tailor Presser and Fruiterers Assistant

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Baker
  • Coal Miner Onsetter Below
  • Commercial Photographer
  • Ladies Tailor Presser

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Felling Hand
  • Fruiterers Assistant

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Lemer Historical Records

What Lemer family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Lemer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lemer 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 880 immigration records available for the last name Lemer. 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 364 military records available for the last name Lemer. For the veterans among your Lemer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lemer Life Expectancy

What is the average Lemer lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Lemer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lemer in 1957 was 51, and 73 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lemer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lemer 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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