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Delamar Name Meaning

(of Norman origin) habitational name from any of the places in northern France called La Mare ‘the pond’. possibly a topographic name from Anglo-Norman French de la ‘from the’ + Middle English mere ‘pond’ or more ‘marsh’, ‘moor’. Delamere Forest in Cheshire, ‘forest of the lake (Old English mere)’ may also account for some examples of the surname.

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

Similar surnames: Delmar, Delaware, Blamer, Delaney, Lamar, Demar, Melgar, Delair

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Delamar Family Origin

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Delamar Family Occupations

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In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Delamar. The most common Delamar occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Delamar's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Delamar family was Clk In Saloon.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Laborer

  • Clk In Saloon


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Delamar Historical Records

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Census Record

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Passenger List

There are 278 immigration records available for the last name Delamar. 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 Card

There are 402 military records available for the last name Delamar. For the veterans among your Delamar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Delamar Life Expectancy

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Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Delamar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Delamar in 1958 was 49, and 66 in 2004.

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