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Lema Name Meaning

Spanish (mainly Galicia): habitational name from Lema in A Coruña province.

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


Similar surnames: Lerma, Lama, Lena, Cea, Lara, Lemos, Lima, Lemp, Lemay, Tena

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Lema Family Origin

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Lema Family Occupations

What did your Lema ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lema occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Lema's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lema family was Labr. Farmer, Fish Dealer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lema.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Fish Dealer

    17%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Labr

    17%

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

Lema Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lema. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lema 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 Lema

Passenger List

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

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Lema Life Expectancy

What is the average Lema lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Lema life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Lema in 1951 was 44, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lema

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lema 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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