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Lamie Name Meaning

French (also L'Amie): variant of Lamy or possibly in some cases a nickname from l'amie ‘the female friend’. Scottish: variant of Lambie . Arabic (Egypt): from a personal name based on Arabic lāmiʿ ‘sparkling shiny’. It is found among both Muslims and Christians.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Amie, Lambe, Lame, Lamica, Maxie, Lande, Lapier, Dame, Lavis, Lail

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Where is the Lamie family from?

You can see how Lamie families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lamie family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Lamie families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 56 Lamie families living in Quebec. This was about 57% of all the recorded Lamie's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Lamie families in 1911.
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What did your Lamie ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Lamie. 28% of Lamie men worked as a Cultivateur. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Cultivateur
  • Chauffeur
  • Journalier
  • Revenue
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Lamie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lamie census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 722 immigration records available for the last name Lamie. 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 Cards

There are 579 military records available for the last name Lamie. For the veterans among your Lamie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lamie lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Lamie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1964, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Lamie in 1956 was 62, and 61 in 2004.

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