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Lomba Family History

Lomba Name Meaning

Portuguese and Galician: habitational name from any of several places called Lomba, from lomba ‘mountain ridge’ (compare Lomas), or topographic name for someone living by a mountain ridge.

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

Similar surnames: Lama, Bomba, Loza, Lima, Combe, Roma, Loeb, Somma, Lobb, Poma

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Where is the Lomba family from?

You can see how Lomba families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lomba family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1891 and 1920. The most Lomba families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 19 Lomba families living in Massachusetts. This was about 30% of all the recorded Lomba's in the USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Lomba families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lomba surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lomba ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lomba. 35% of Lomba men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Lomba women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lomba were Clerk and Domestic.

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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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Mecnico
  • Agente
  • Clerk

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housework
  • Domestic
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What Lomba family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lomba. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lomba 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lomba. 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 364 military records available for the last name Lomba. For the veterans among your Lomba ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lomba lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Lomba life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Lomba in 1956 was 56, and 62 in 2004.

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