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Lesner Family History

Lesner Name Meaning
Variant spelling of German Lessner, a habitational name from any of various places in eastern Germany called Lessen, all named with Slavic les ‘forest’.

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

7,539 Historical Documents with Lesner on Ancestry.com
2,471 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
410 Military Records
341 Immigration Records
2,571 Census and Voter Lists
1,746 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Lesner Families

  • Number of Lesner families
     13 - 24
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Lesner families
     7 - 11
     3 - 6
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Lesner last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Lesner census records

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Lesner Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Lesner families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

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Lesner Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Lesner families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Lesner

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Lesner Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Lesner census records

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Lesner Civil War Service Records

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