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Lamport Name Meaning

English: variant of Lambert . English: variant of Lambard; see Lampert . English: perhaps occasionally a habitational name from any of several places called ‘long market’ (Old English lang + port) such as Langport in Somerset Lamport in Northamptonshire and Lamport in Stowe (Buckinghamshire).

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


Similar surnames: Lampert, Lammert, Lamberth, Wampole, Lempert, Lamborn, Lambert

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Where is the Lamport family from?

You can see how Lamport families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lamport family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lamport families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 6 Lamport families living in New York. This was about 60% of all the recorded Lamport's in USA. New York had the highest population of Lamport families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lamport surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lamport ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lamport. 14% of Lamport men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Lamport women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lamport were Manager and Stenographer. .

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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
    14%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Truck Driver
    9%
  • Manager
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    22%
  • Clerk
    16%
  • Maid
    16%
  • Stenographer
    16%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Lamport. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lamport 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lamport. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lamport. For the veterans among your Lamport ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lamport lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Lamport life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Lamport in 1948 was 48, and 88 in 2004.

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