Lashley Family History

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Lashley Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Lashley Hall in Lindsell, Essex, or from Latchley in Cornwall, both named from Old English læcc ‘boggy stream’ + leah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

Similar surnames: Ashley, Pashley, Lapsley, Astley, Langley, Lawley, Batley, Highley

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Lashley Family Origin

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Lashley Family Occupations

What did your Lashley ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lashley. 22% of Lashley men worked as a Farmer and 9% of Lashley women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lashley were Salesman and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housekeeper
  • Helper
  • Seamstress

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Lashley Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Lashley. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lashley 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lashley. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Lashley. For the veterans among your Lashley ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lashley Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Lashley life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Lashley in 1951 was 49, and 71 in 2004.

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