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Lomas Surname Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of several places called (Las) Lomas named with the plural of loma ‘hillock mound’ (see Loma ) or a topographic name for someone who lived by hillocks. English: variant of Loomis .

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


Similar surnames: Lama, Logar, Lomba, Lamas, Loges, Lomax, Lucas, Almas, Comas, Rodas

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Where is the Lomas family from?

You can see how Lomas families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lomas family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lomas families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1891 there were 1,864 Lomas families living in Lancashire. This was about 33% of all the recorded Lomas's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Lomas families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lomas surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lomas ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Lomas. 8% of Lomas men worked as a General Labourer and 67% of Lomas women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lomas were Incapacitated and Household Duties. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    8%
  • Dairy Farmer
    7%
  • Bricklayer
    4%
  • Incapacitated
    3%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    67%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    3%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Household Duties
    2%
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Census Records

There are 87,000 census records available for the last name Lomas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lomas 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Lomas. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Lomas. For the veterans among your Lomas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lomas lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Lomas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Lomas in 1955 was 36, and 70 in 2004.

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