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Lather Name Meaning

South German: occupational name for a maker of slats or laths (see Lattner). English: perhaps a variant of Leather.

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


Similar surnames: Latner, Leather, Rather, Luther, Latter, Lathers, Lasher, Mather

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Lather Family Origin

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Lather Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    17%
  • Butcher

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • Brick Mason

    6%

In 1880, Laborer, Butcher and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lather. The most common Lather occupation in the USA was Laborer. 17% of Lather's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Lather family was Brick Mason.

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Lather Historical Records

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Lather Life Expectancy

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Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
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