Lamer Family History

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Lamer Name Meaning

French (Burgundian): habitational name from a place called La Mer, from French mer ‘sea’. It is found as a French Canadian secondary surname for Rapidiou, present since 1701.

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


Similar surnames: Layer, Lamar, Lazer, Lemer, Blamer, Laver, Lamey, Hamer, Larmer

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Lamer Family Origin

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Lamer Family Occupations

What did your Lamer ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Journalier and Institutrice were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Lamer. 14% of Lamer men worked as a Journalier and 10% of Lamer women worked as an Institutrice. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lamer were Charretier and Commis

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Journalier
    14%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Labourer
    7%
  • Charretier
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Institutrice
    10%
  • Mnagre
    10%
  • Saleslady
    10%
  • Commis
    5%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Lamer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 22,000 census records available for the last name Lamer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lamer 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lamer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Lamer. For the veterans among your Lamer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lamer Life Expectancy

What is the average Lamer lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Lamer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lamer in 1954 was 44, and 61 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lamer

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