Lackner Family History

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Lackner Name Meaning

South German: habitational name for someone from any of various minor places in Bavaria and Austria called Lacken. Americanized spelling of German Lachner.

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

Similar surnames: Lahner, Lachner, Lechner, Fackler, Backer, Luckner, Zacker, Langner

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Lackner Family Origin

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Lackner Family Occupations

What did your Lackner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lackner family was Carpenter. The most common Lackner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 11% of Lackner's were Farmers. Farmer, Butcher and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lackner.

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  • Farmer

  • Butcher

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Lackner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Lackner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lackner 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 Lackner. 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 Lackner. For the veterans among your Lackner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lackner Life Expectancy

What is the average Lackner lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Lackner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Lackner in 1951 was 59, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lackner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lackner ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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