Lemer Name Meaning

French (Le Mer): possibly a status name or occupational name for a mayor, Old French mair(e), with the definite article le, or a nickname for someone thought to resemble a mayor (see Maire).

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


Similar surnames: Lever, Leger, Leber, Leer, Lemery, Lier, Lamer, Lehew, Limer, Lemmer

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Lemer Family Origin

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Lemer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Deals In Stock

    14%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Machinist

    14%

In 1880, the most common Lemer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Lemer's were Farmers. Farmer, Deals In Stock and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lemer. A less common occupation for the Lemer family was Machinist.

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Lemer Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1957 and 2003, Lemer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1991, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lemer in 1957 was 51, and 73 in 2003.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lemer

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