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Lemon Family History

Lemon Name Meaning

English:: nickname from Middle English lefman lemman leman ‘lover sweetheart’. This is probably the chief source of the surname. There is no connection with the word denoting the citrus fruit (which is of Persian origin). from the Middle English personal name Leman Old English Lēofmann from lēof ‘dear beloved’ + mann ‘man’ the ultimate source of the name in 1 above.

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


Similar surnames: Clemon, Leon, Lemons, Lemont, Limon, Ammon, Leben, Lamon, Lemond

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Where is the Lemon family from?

You can see how Lemon families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lemon family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lemon families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 56 Lemon families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 20% of all the recorded Lemon's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Lemon families in 1840.
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What did your Lemon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lemon. 19% of Lemon men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Lemon women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lemon were Salesman and Housekeeper. .

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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 1940

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    9%
  • Maid
    8%
  • Teacher
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Lemon. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 18,000 military records available for the last name Lemon. For the veterans among your Lemon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lemon lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Lemon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lemon in 1944 was 41, and 73 in 2004.

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