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Lemont Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Lamont . French: habitational name from Le Mont in the Vosges or possibly other minor places so named from Old French mont ‘mountain’. Alternatively a variant of Lemond

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

Similar surnames: Lamont, Lemon, Demont, Clermont, Mont, Lemond, Lemoine, Leon, Lefort

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Where is the Lemont family from?

You can see how Lemont families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lemont family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lemont families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 24 Lemont families living in Ontario. This was about 36% of all the recorded Lemont's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Lemont families in 1911.
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What did your Lemont ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Lemont. 88% of Lemont 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
  • Labourer
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Lemont. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lemont 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 766 immigration records available for the last name Lemont. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lemont. For the veterans among your Lemont ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lemont lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Lemont life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lemont in 1957 was 41, and 81 in 2004.

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