Lamprey Family History

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Lamprey Name Meaning

English: nickname for someone thought to resemble the fish in some way, Middle English lampreye.

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


Similar surnames: Lamey, Lampley, Rampey, Lamarca, Lampe, Lampen, Rampley, Lamoree

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Lamprey Family Origin

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Lamprey Family Occupations

What did your Lamprey ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, farmer, Fisherman and K. House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lamprey. The most common Lamprey occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Lamprey's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lamprey family was Carpenter.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Fisherman

    4%
  • K. House

    4%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Lamprey Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Lamprey

Passenger List

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

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Lamprey Life Expectancy

What is the average Lamprey lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Lamprey life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Lamprey in 1958 was 57, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lamprey

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lamprey 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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