Lime Family History

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Lime Name Meaning

English: metonymic occupational name for a lime burner or for a whitewasher, from Old English lim ‘lime’.

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

Similar surnames: Limer, Line, Lile, Plume, Like, Timm, Pine, Lim, Loye, Lino

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Lime Family Origin

Where is the Lime family from?

Lime Family Occupations

What did your Lime ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Lime occupation in Canada was Agent French Loyd. 33% of Lime's were Agent French Loyds. Agent French Loyd and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lime. A less common occupation for the Lime family was Silver Plater.

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  • Agent French Loyd

  • Farmer

  • Silver Plater


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

Lime Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Lime. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lime 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 557 immigration records available for the last name Lime. 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 437 military records available for the last name Lime. For the veterans among your Lime ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lime Life Expectancy

What is the average Lime lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Lime life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Lime in 1963 was 74, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lime

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lime 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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