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Lamers Surname Meaning

North German and Dutch: variant of Lammers .

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


Similar surnames: Damer, Hamer, Hammers, Lyvers, Kamens, Lazer, Lammert, Leaders

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Where is the Lamers family from?

You can see how Lamers families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lamers family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lamers families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 16 Lamers families living in Lancashire. This was about 53% of all the recorded Lamers's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Lamers families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lamers surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lamers ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lamers. 34% of Lamers men worked as a Farmer and 37% of Lamers women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lamers were Salesman and Bookkeeper. .

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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

  • Farmer
    34%
  • Laborer
    30%
  • Farm Laborer
    6%
  • Salesman
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    37%
  • Knitter
    28%
  • Housewife
    19%
  • Bookkeeper
    19%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Lamers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lamers 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lamers. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 660 military records available for the last name Lamers. For the veterans among your Lamers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lamers lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Lamers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Lamers in 1963 was 80, and 72 in 2004.

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