Lamia Family History

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Lamia Name Meaning

Southern Italian: topographic name from lamia ‘ravine’, ‘gorge’, or a habitational name from any of the places named Lamia from this word.

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

Similar surnames: Lama, Lumia, Labit, Lupia, Maia, Lomba, Lala, Damian, Lapa, Lamica

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Lamia Family Origin

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Lamia Family Occupations

What did your Lamia ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, At Home and Fruit Dealer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lamia. The most common Lamia occupation in the USA was At Home. 50% of Lamia's were At Homes.

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  • At Home

  • Fruit Dealer


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

Lamia Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lamia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lamia 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 523 immigration records available for the last name Lamia. 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 375 military records available for the last name Lamia. For the veterans among your Lamia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lamia Life Expectancy

What is the average Lamia lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Lamia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Lamia in 1963 was 66, and 72 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lamia 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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