Lahti Family History

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Lahti Name Meaning

Finnish: from lahti ‘bay’, ‘cove’, generally an ornamental name that was frequently adopted during the name conversion movement in the 19th and early 20th centuries. It is particularly common in southwestern Finland.

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

Similar surnames: Lampi, Lehto, Lai, Lauri, Matti, Last, Latt, Bahri, Lantz, Marti

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Lahti Family Origin

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Lahti Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Lahti occupation in the USA was Farmer. 100% of Lahti's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer


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Lahti Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Lahti. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lahti 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 Lahti. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lahti. For the veterans among your Lahti ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lahti Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Lahti life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lahti in 1950 was 44, and 79 in 2004.

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