Limerick Family History

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Limerick Name Meaning

Irish: presumably a habitational name for someone from the city of Limerick in Ireland, although habitational surnames are unusual in Ireland.

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


Similar surnames: Lipnick, Limbrick, Merrick, Millerick, Merica, Emmerich, Melick

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Limerick Family Origin

Where is the Limerick family from?

Limerick Family Occupations

What did your Limerick ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Limerick family was Blacksmith. Farmer, Laborer and Physician were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Limerick. The most common Limerick occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Limerick's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Physician

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

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

Limerick Historical Records

What Limerick family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Limerick. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Limerick census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Limerick

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Limerick. 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 Limerick. For the veterans among your Limerick ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Limerick Life Expectancy

What is the average Limerick lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Limerick life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Limerick in 1955 was 31, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Limerick

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Limerick 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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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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