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

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Limerick Family Occupations

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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.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Physician

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    3%

In 1880, 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. A less common occupation for the Limerick family was Blacksmith.

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Limerick Historical Records

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Limerick Life Expectancy

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Famous Limerick Family

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John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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