Lorimer Family History

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Lorimer Name Meaning

Scottish: occupational name for a maker and seller of spurs, bits, and other metal attachments to harness and tackle, from Anglo-Norman French lorenier, loremier (an agent derivative of Old French lorain ‘tackle’, ‘harness’).

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


Similar surnames: Larimer, Larmer, Rimer, Limer, Latimer, Losier, Origer, Mortimer

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Lorimer Family Origin

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Lorimer Family Occupations

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  • Miner

    23%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Carpenter

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    6%

In 1881, the most common Lorimer occupation in Canada was Miner. 23% of Lorimer's were Miners. A less common occupation for the Lorimer family was Farm Laborer. Miner, Farmer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lorimer.

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Lorimer Historical Records

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Lorimer Life Expectancy

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