Lacher Family History

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Lacher Name Meaning

German: topographical name for someone living in a muddy place near a pond, from Middle High German lache ‘pond’, ‘lake’.

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

Similar surnames: Lachner, Kacher, Bacher, Laufer, Locher, Lasher, Lichter, Rachel

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Lacher Family Origin

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Lacher Family Occupations

What did your Lacher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lacher. 17% of Lacher men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Lacher women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lacher were Truck Driver and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Secretary
  • Waitress
  • Housekeeper

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

Lacher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Lacher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lacher census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lacher. 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 Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Lacher. For the veterans among your Lacher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lacher Life Expectancy

What is the average Lacher lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Lacher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lacher in 1947 was 40, and 85 in 2004.

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