Lima Name Meaning

Spanish: of uncertain derivation; possibly from lima ‘file’. Portuguese: topographic name for someone living on the banks of the river of this name (of pre-Roman origin, probably akin to a Celtic element lemos, limos ‘elm’).

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


Similar surnames: Zima, Lama, Lira, Lipa, Lina, Lia, Lier, Lomba, Limas, Mina

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Lima Family Origin

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Lima Family Occupations

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  • Servant

    100%

In 1881, the most common Lima occupation in Canada was Servant. 100% of Lima's were Servants.

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Lima Historical Records

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Lima Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Lima life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lima in 1944 was 30, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lima

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