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Lacer Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a maker of cord and string derived from Middle English lace ‘cord’ (Old French laz las).

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

Similar surnames: Lace, Laver, Layer, Laker, Hayer, Luter, Baker, Kacer, Lader, Lauer

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Where is the Lacer family from?

You can see how Lacer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lacer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lacer families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Lacer family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Lacer's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Lacer families in 1840.
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What did your Lacer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lacer. 32% of Lacer men worked as a Laborer and 35% of Lacer women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lacer were Manager and Presser. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Proprietor
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Housewife
  • Housework
  • Presser
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Lacer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lacer 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 135 immigration records available for the last name Lacer. 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 372 military records available for the last name Lacer. For the veterans among your Lacer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lacer lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Lacer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Lacer in 1963 was 79, and 66 in 2004.

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