Lima Name Meaning

Spanish: of uncertain derivation; possibly from lima ‘file’. Portuguese: topographic name for someone living on the banks of the river of this name (of pre-Roman origin, probably akin to a Celtic element lemos, limos ‘elm’).

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

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Lima Family Origin

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Lima Family Occupations

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  • Barber

    10%
  • Day Laborer

    10%
  • Hotel Keeper

    10%
  • Keeps Boarding House

    10%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lima family was Keeps Boarding House. Barber, Day Laborer and Hotel Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lima. The most common Lima occupation in the USA was Barber. 10% of Lima's were Barbers.

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Lima Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Lima life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lima in 1944 was 30, and 75 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lima

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