Lerma Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from Lerma, a little town in Burgos province.

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


Similar surnames: Lema, Lara, Lora, Pera, Perla, Sesma, Lemma, Parma, Perna, German

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Lerma Family Origin

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Lerma Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    33%
  • Farm Laborer

    15%
  • Farmer

    15%
  • Works On Farm

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lerma family was Works On Farm. The most common Lerma occupation in the USA was Laborer. 33% of Lerma's were Laborers. Laborer, Farm Laborer and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lerma.

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Lerma Historical Records

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Lerma Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1949 and 2004, Lerma life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1963. The average life expectancy for Lerma in 1949 was 41, and 62 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lerma

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