Lachmann Family History

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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 lache ‘boundary stone’. German (of Slavic origin): from Lach 1 or 3. Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant spelling 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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Lachmann Family Origin

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Lachmann Family Occupations

What did your Lachmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lachmann occupation in the USA was Dom Laborer. 11% of Lachmann's were Dom Laborers. A less common occupation for the Lachmann family was Grocer. Dom Laborer, Farmer and Glazier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lachmann.

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  • Dom Laborer

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Glazier

    11%
  • Grocer

    11%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lachmann ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lachmann Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lachmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lachmann 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 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 Card

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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Lachmann Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lachmann

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