Lemming Family History

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Lemming Name Meaning

Danish: habitational name from any of several places named Lemming, named with lem, either ‘lamb’ or ‘limb’, ‘twig’ + the suffix -ing denoting a place, i.e. ‘the place with the lambs or twigs’.

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


Similar surnames: Leeming, Hemming, Ramming, Leiding, Demming, Demmin, Helming, Elling

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Lemming Family Origin

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Lemming Family Occupations

What did your Lemming ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lemming family was Day Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lemming. The most common Lemming occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Lemming's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    31%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Day Laborer

    8%

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

Lemming Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lemming Life Expectancy

What is the average Lemming lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2003, in the United States, Lemming life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1982, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Lemming in 1959 was 54, and 68 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lemming

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lemming 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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