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

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Farming

    14%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Carpenter

    8%

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

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Lame Historical Records

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Lame Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, 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.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lame

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