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Lachmann Name Meaning

South German: topographic name for someone who lived near a pond or lake Middle High German lache + man ‘man’. German: topographic name for someone who lived by the boundary of a parish or other administrative unit from Middle High German lāche ‘boundary stone’. German: variant of Lach . Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Lachman .

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


Similar surnames: Bachmann, Lachman, Lochmann, Lehmann, Ahmann, Buchmann, Eschmann

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Where is the Lachmann family from?

You can see how Lachmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lachmann family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Lachmann families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 8 Lachmann families living in New York. This was about 27% of all the recorded Lachmann's in USA. New York had the highest population of Lachmann families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lachmann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lachmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lachmann. 37% of Lachmann men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Lachmann women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lachmann were Salesman and Clerk. .

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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

  • Farmer
    37%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Labor
    11%
  • Salesman
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    25%
  • New Worker
    25%
  • Housewife
    25%
  • Clerk
    25%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Lachmann. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Lachmann. For the veterans among your Lachmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lachmann lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Lachmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Lachmann in 1963 was 72, and 87 in 2004.

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