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Lumia Family History

Lumia Name Meaning

Italian (Sicily): from Sicilian lumia ‘lemon lemon tree’ presumably a metonymic occupational name for a grower or seller of lemons or possibly a topographic name.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Lamia, Subia, Lupia, Lucia, Lima, Luzi, Luca, Lama, Lia, Puma

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Where is the Lumia family from?

You can see how Lumia families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lumia family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Lumia families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 9 Lumia families living in New York. This was about 23% of all the recorded Lumia's in USA. New York had the highest population of Lumia families in 1920.
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What did your Lumia ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Typist were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lumia. 47% of Lumia men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Lumia women worked as a Typist. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lumia were Hat Helper and Saleslady. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Salesman
  • Clerk
  • Hat Helper

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Typist
  • Machine Operator
  • Saleslady
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lumia. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lumia census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 588 immigration records available for the last name Lumia. 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 Cards

There are 232 military records available for the last name Lumia. For the veterans among your Lumia ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lumia lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Lumia life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lumia in 1948 was 40, and 97 in 2004.

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