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Lemma Name Meaning

Italian: from the personal name Lemma, feminine equivalent of Lemmo, from Guglielma.

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

Similar surnames: Lemmo, Lemme, Demma, Emma, Gemma, Lemm, Femia, Lemmen, Somma, Lemmer

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Where is the Lemma family from?

You can see how Lemma families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lemma family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Lemma families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Lemma families living in Vermont. This was 100% of all the recorded Lemma's in the USA. Vermont had the highest population of Lemma families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lemma surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lemma ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lemma. 38% of Lemma men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Lemma women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lemma were Salesman and Dressmaker.

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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
  • Farmer
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
  • Housework
  • Dressmaker
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What Lemma family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lemma. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lemma 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 525 immigration records available for the last name Lemma. 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 241 military records available for the last name Lemma. For the veterans among your Lemma ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lemma lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2003, in the United States, Lemma life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Lemma in 1967 was 72, and 80 in 2003.

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