Longmire Family History

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Longmire Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a minor place in the parish of Windermere, Cumbria, named in Middle English as long ‘long’ + myre, mire ‘marsh’, ‘bog’ (Old Norse mýrr).

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

Similar surnames: Longmore, Longacre, Pugmire, Longshore, Longpre, Longwith, Ingmire

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Longmire Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Longmire name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Longmire. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Longmire Family Origin

Where is the Longmire family from?

Longmire Family Occupations

What did your Longmire ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Longmire. A less common occupation for the Longmire family was Laborer. The most common Longmire occupation in the USA was Farmer. 59% of Longmire's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Farming

  • Laborer


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

Longmire Historical Records

What Longmire family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Longmire. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Longmire 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Longmire. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Longmire. For the veterans among your Longmire ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Longmire Life Expectancy

What is the average Longmire lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Longmire life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Longmire in 1959 was 61, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Longmire

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Longmire 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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