Lemm Family History

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Lemm Name Meaning

North German: from a short form of Lambert. English: from Lemme, a pet form of an Old English personal name, either Leodm?r or Leofm?r (see Lemmer).

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

Similar surnames: Lamm, Emm, Lem, Klemm, Lemp, Lemme, Lemmo, Lemke, Temme, Ramm

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Lemm Family Origin

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Lemm Family Occupations

What did your Lemm ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lemm. A less common occupation for the Lemm family was Keeping House. The most common Lemm occupation in the USA was Farmer. 40% of Lemm's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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

Lemm Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Lemm. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lemm 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lemm. 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 Lemm. For the veterans among your Lemm ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lemm Life Expectancy

What is the average Lemm lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lemm life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lemm in 1962 was 73, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lemm

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lemm 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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