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Limoges Name Meaning

habitational name from the southern city of Limoges (Haute-Vienne), or various other places so named. According to Debrabandere, this is also a nickname from Old French limoge, ‘pheasant’, or perhaps a metonymic occupational name for a poulterer.

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


Similar surnames: Limones, Loges, Limmer, Linge, Linares, Lodes, Moes, Lingen, Limon

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Limoges Family Origin

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Limoges Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    23%
  • Journalier

    8%
  • Servante

    8%
  • Cordonnier

    3%

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In 1881, a less common occupation for the Limoges family was Cordonnier. The most common Limoges occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 23% of Limoges's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Journalier and Servante were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Limoges.

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Limoges Historical Records

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Limoges Life Expectancy

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