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Larmer Name Meaning

Northern Irish: variant of Scottish Lorimer. English: occupational name for a maker of arms, Anglo-Norman French armer (Old French armier), with the definite article l’.

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


Similar surnames: Armer, Farmer, Larimer, Parmer, Barber, Lemer, Hamer, Larcher, Harmer

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Where is the Larmer family from?

You can see how Larmer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Larmer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Larmer families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 24 Larmer families living in Ontario. This was about 35% of all the recorded Larmer's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Larmer families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Larmer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Larmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Larmer. 58% of Larmer men worked as a Farmer.

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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

  • Farmer
    58%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Farmers Son
    16%
  • Fabricant
    8%
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What Larmer family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Larmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Larmer 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Larmer. 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 748 military records available for the last name Larmer. For the veterans among your Larmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Larmer lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Larmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Larmer in 1944 was 22, and 82 in 2004.

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