Lamy Family History

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Lamy Name Meaning

French: nickname from Old French amis, ami ‘friend’, with the definite article l’. Compare Lamey 2.

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

Similar surnames: Lamey, Amy, Lamay, Lary, Lamb, Lam, Lafoy, Lame, Lard, Laroy

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Lamy Family Origin

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Lamy Family Occupations

What did your Lamy ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Commis were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Lamy. 25% of Lamy men worked as a Cultivateur and 12% of Lamy women worked as a Commis. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lamy were Commis and Rentire

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cultivateur
  • Farmer
  • Journalier
  • Commis

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Commis
  • Cultivateur
  • Institutrice
  • Rentire

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

Lamy Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Lamy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lamy 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lamy. 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 Lamy. For the veterans among your Lamy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lamy Life Expectancy

What is the average Lamy lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Lamy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Lamy in 1958 was 62, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lamy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lamy ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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