Lachney Family History

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Lachney Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of the Swiss and Austrian family name Lachnicht, apparently a nickname for a miserable person, meaning ‘does not laugh’. In the U.S., this is a southern name, found almost exclusively in LA.

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


Similar surnames: Lachner, Hackney, Lackner, Rachel, Gautney, Yackley, Lahner, Sawhney

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Lachney Family Origin

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Lachney Family Occupations

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Lachney Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lachney. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lachney 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Lachney. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Lachney. For the veterans among your Lachney ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lachney Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Lachney life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Lachney in 1942 was 37, and 57 in 2004.

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