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Lamora Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from any of the several places called La Mora, named with mora ‘mulberry’ (see Mora and Moreira).

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


Similar surnames: Mora, Lastra, Lamar, Zamora, Cambra, Lama, Tabora, Samora, Lamont

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Where is the Lamora family from?

You can see how Lamora families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lamora family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Lamora families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Lamora family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Lamora's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Lamora families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lamora surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lamora ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Home were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lamora. 36% of Lamora men worked as a Laborer and 46% of Lamora women worked as a Home. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lamora were Proprietor 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
    36%
  • Truck Driver
    12%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Proprietor
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Home
    46%
  • Presser
    19%
  • Housewife
    19%
  • Housekeeper
    19%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Lamora. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lamora census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 349 immigration records available for the last name Lamora. 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 372 military records available for the last name Lamora. For the veterans among your Lamora ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lamora lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Lamora life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Lamora in 1949 was 45, and 82 in 2004.

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