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Lemery Name Meaning

French (Lémery): from the French personal name Hemery, with the definite article l’.

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

Similar surnames: Lemer, Lamey, Emery, Leger, Lamer, Demory, Lever, Demers, Demery

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Where is the Lemery family from?

You can see how Lemery families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lemery family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Lemery families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 13 Lemery families living in New Hampshire. This was about 19% of all the recorded Lemery's in USA. New Hampshire had the highest population of Lemery families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lemery surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lemery ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Lemery. 32% of Lemery men worked as a Laborer. .

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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
  • Machinist
  • Farmer
  • Weaver
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Lemery. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lemery 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 393 immigration records available for the last name Lemery. 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 510 military records available for the last name Lemery. For the veterans among your Lemery ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lemery lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Lemery life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Lemery in 1957 was 59, and 70 in 2004.

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