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Lersch Family History

Lersch Name Meaning
German and Dutch: metonymic occupational name for a maker of leather pants, stockings, and boots, from Middle Low German lerse, contracted form of lederse ‘made of leather’, adjective from Leder ‘leather’.

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

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Name Distribution of Lersch Families

  • Number of Lersch families
     8 - 13
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Lersch families
     11 - 20
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Lersch last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Lersch Family Origin

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Lersch Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Lersch

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Lersch Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Lersch census records

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Lersch Civil War Service Records

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