Lorimer Family History

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Lorimer Name Meaning

Scottish: occupational name for a maker and seller of spurs, bits, and other metal attachments to harness and tackle, from Anglo-Norman French lorenier, loremier (an agent derivative of Old French lorain ‘tackle’, ‘harness’).

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


Similar surnames: Larimer, Larmer, Rimer, Limer, Latimer, Losier, Origer, Mortimer

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Lorimer Family Origin

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Lorimer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    12%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Laborer

    5%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lorimer family was Laborer. Farmer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lorimer. The most common Lorimer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Lorimer's were Farmers.

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Lorimer Historical Records

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Lorimer Life Expectancy

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