Lame Family History

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Lame Name Meaning

Possibly French L’Amé, a nickname from a variant of l’aimé ‘the loved one’, from the past participle of aimer ‘to love’.

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


Similar surnames: Lane, Lamb, Lam, Lamie, Lage, Lamy, Dame, Lamey, Lade, Lampe

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Lame Family Origin

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Lame Family Occupations

What did your Lame ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lame occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Lame's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lame. A less common occupation for the Lame family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Carpenter

    8%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lame ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lame Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lame. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lame census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Lame. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lame. For the veterans among your Lame ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lame Life Expectancy

What is the average Lame lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Lame life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lame in 1963 was 72, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lame

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lame ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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