Limoges Family History

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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

What did your Limoges ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Cultivateur

    23%
  • Journalier

    8%
  • Servante

    8%
  • Cordonnier

    3%

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Limoges Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Limoges. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Limoges 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 433 immigration records available for the last name Limoges. 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 449 military records available for the last name Limoges. For the veterans among your Limoges ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Limoges Life Expectancy

What is the average Limoges lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Limoges life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Limoges in 1955 was 55, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Limoges

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