Lamar Family History

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Lamar Name Meaning

Possibly a variant spelling of French Lamarre. Possibly also Spanish: habitational name for someone from either of the two places called Mar in Asturias, probably named with mar ‘sea’ and the article la.

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


Similar surnames: Lamer, Lama, Jamar, Lamora, Hamer, Lamas, Labar, Laman, Lemar, Hamar

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Lamar Family Origin

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Lamar Family Occupations

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  • Cult Fils

    33%
  • Cult

    17%
  • Cult.

    17%
  • Cultivateur

    17%

In 1881, cult Fils, Cult and Cult. were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lamar. A less common occupation for the Lamar family was Cultivateur. The most common Lamar occupation in Canada was Cult Fils. 33% of Lamar's were Cult Filss.

Source: Census data for Lamar | Data not to scale

Lamar Historical Records

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Lamar Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Lamar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Lamar in 1944 was 22, and 73 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lamar

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