Lorimer Family History

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Lorimer Name Meaning

Scottish: occupational name for a maker and seller of spurs, bits, and other metal attachments to harness and tackle, from Anglo-Norman French lorenier, loremier (an agent derivative of Old French lorain ‘tackle’, ‘harness’).

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


Similar surnames: Larimer, Larmer, Rimer, Limer, Latimer, Losier, Origer, Mortimer

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Lorimer Family Origin

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Lorimer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    5%
  • Fisherman

    4%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Laundress

    2%

In 1881, Farmer, Fisherman and Annuitant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lorimer. The most common Lorimer occupation in the UK was Farmer. 5% of Lorimer's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lorimer family was Laundress.

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Lorimer Historical Records

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Lorimer Life Expectancy

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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