Lemer Family History

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Lemer Name Meaning

French (Le Mer): possibly a status name or occupational name for a mayor, Old French mair(e), with the definite article le, or a nickname for someone thought to resemble a mayor (see Maire).

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

Similar surnames: Lever, Leger, Leber, Leer, Lemery, Lier, Lamer, Lehew, Limer, Lemmer

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Lemer Family Origin

Where is the Lemer family from?

Lemer Family Occupations

What did your Lemer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lemer family was Machinist. Farmer, Deals In Stock and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lemer. The most common Lemer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Lemer's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Deals In Stock

  • Keeping House

  • Machinist


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lemer ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lemer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Lemer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lemer 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 880 immigration records available for the last name Lemer. 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 364 military records available for the last name Lemer. For the veterans among your Lemer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lemer Life Expectancy

What is the average Lemer lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Lemer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lemer in 1957 was 51, and 73 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lemer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lemer 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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