Lemmen Family History

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Lemmen Name Meaning

patronymic from a short form of Lemert. from a short form of Adelem, from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements adal ‘noble’ + helm ‘helmet’, ‘protection’.

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


Similar surnames: Lommen, Demme, Leben, Hemmen, Temme, Remmel, Hempen, Dammen, Lemmer

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Lemmen Family Origin

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Lemmen Family Occupations

What did your Lemmen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Fruit Grower and Housekeeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lemmen. The most common Lemmen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 42% of Lemmen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lemmen family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    42%
  • Fruit Grower

    8%
  • Housekeeper

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

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

Lemmen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lemmen Life Expectancy

What is the average Lemmen lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lemmen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Lemmen in 1962 was 66, and 92 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lemmen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lemmen 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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