Lemaitre Family History

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Lemaitre Name Meaning

French (Lemaître): from Old French maistre ‘master’, hence a nickname for someone who behaved in a masterful manner, or an occupational name for someone who was master of his craft.

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

Similar surnames: Maitre, Lemire, Lemoine, Lemaire, Lemer, Maire, Belaire, Legare

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Lemaitre Family Origin

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Lemaitre Family Occupations

What did your Lemaitre ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lemaitre family was Restaurant Waiter. Butcher, Carriage Painter and Printer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lemaitre. The most common Lemaitre occupation in the USA was Butcher. 20% of Lemaitre's were Butchers.

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  • Butcher

  • Carriage Painter

  • Printer

  • Restaurant Waiter


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

Lemaitre Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lemaitre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lemaitre 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Lemaitre. 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 Lemaitre. For the veterans among your Lemaitre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lemaitre Life Expectancy

What is the average Lemaitre lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Lemaitre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lemaitre in 1955 was 51, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lemaitre

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lemaitre 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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