Lemon Family History

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Lemon Name Meaning

English: from the Middle English personal name Lefman, Old English Leofman, composed of the elements leof ‘dear’, ‘beloved’ + mann ‘man’, ‘person’. This came to be used as a nickname for a lover or sweetheart, from Middle English lem(m)an. There is no connection with the word denoting the citrus fruit (which is of Persian origin). Scottish and northern Irish: variant of Lamont.

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

Similar surnames: Clemon, Leon, Lemons, Lemont, Limon, Ammon, Leben, Lamon, Lemond

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Lemon Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lemon name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Lemon. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Lemon Family Origin

Where is the Lemon family from?

Lemon Family Occupations

What did your Lemon ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Lemon occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Lemon's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lemon family was Farm Labourer. Farmer, Agricultural Labourer and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lemon.

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  • Farmer

  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Labourer

  • Farm Labourer


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

Lemon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 130,000 census records available for the last name Lemon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lemon 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Lemon. 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 18,000 military records available for the last name Lemon. For the veterans among your Lemon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lemon Life Expectancy

What is the average Lemon lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Lemon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lemon in 1944 was 41, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lemon 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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