Lomas Family History

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Lomas Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of several places called Lomas or Las Lomas, named with the form of loma ‘hill’, or topographic name for someone who lived by a hill. English: variant of Loomis.

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


Similar surnames: Lama, Logar, Lomba, Lamas, Loges, Lomax, Lucas, Almas, Comas, Rodas

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Lomas Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lomas name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    50%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    16%

  • Native American—North, Central, South

    8%

  • Germanic Europe

    4%

  • Spain

    4%

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Lomas Family Origin

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Lomas Family Occupations

What did your Lomas ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Lomas occupation in the UK was Farmer. 9% of Lomas's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lomas family was Silk Weaver. Farmer, Coal Miner and Labourer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lomas.

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  • Farmer

    9%
  • Coal Miner

    5%
  • Labourer

    2%
  • Silk Weaver

    1%

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

Lomas Historical Records

What Lomas family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 87,000 census records available for the last name Lomas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lomas 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Lomas. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Lomas. For the veterans among your Lomas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lomas Life Expectancy

What is the average Lomas lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Lomas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Lomas in 1955 was 36, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lomas

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lomas 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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