Lasker Family History

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Lasker Name Meaning

Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): variant of Lask or Laski, + the Yiddish suffix -er denoting an inhabitant.

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


Similar surnames: Laker, Laske, Laskey, Lisker, Lasher, Asker, Lasky, Kasner, Laufer

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Lasker Family Origin

Where is the Lasker family from?

Lasker Family Occupations

What did your Lasker ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lasker occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Lasker's were Farmers. Farmer, Barber and Cegar Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lasker. A less common occupation for the Lasker family was Grocer.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Barber

    7%
  • Cegar Maker

    7%
  • Grocer

    7%

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

Lasker Historical Records

What Lasker family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lasker. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lasker census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Lasker

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Lasker. 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 Lasker. For the veterans among your Lasker ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lasker Life Expectancy

What is the average Lasker lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Lasker life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lasker in 1949 was 43, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lasker

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lasker 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.

Famous Lasker Family

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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
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