Lamia Name Meaning

Southern Italian: topographic name from lamia ‘ravine’, ‘gorge’, or a habitational name from any of the places named Lamia from this word.

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


Similar surnames: Lama, Lumia, Labit, Lupia, Maia, Lomba, Lala, Damian, Lapa, Lamica

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Lamia Family Origin

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Lamia Family Occupations

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  • At Home

    50%
  • Fruit Dealer

    50%

United States shown, Canada data unavailable

In 1880, the most common Lamia occupation in the USA was At Home. 50% of Lamia's were At Homes. At Home and Fruit Dealer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lamia.

Source: Census data for Lamia | Data not to scale

Lamia Historical Records

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Lamia Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Lamia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Lamia in 1963 was 66, and 72 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lamia

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