Lathers Family History

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Lathers Name Meaning

English: perhaps a variant of Leathers.

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

Similar surnames: Lather, Flathers, Gethers, Cathers, Waters, Leathers, Lathem

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Lathers Family Origin

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Lathers Family Occupations

What did your Lathers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lathers occupation in the USA was Farmer. 56% of Lathers's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lathers family was Boatman. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lathers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Boatman


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

Lathers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lathers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lathers 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 270 immigration records available for the last name Lathers. 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 466 military records available for the last name Lathers. For the veterans among your Lathers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lathers Life Expectancy

What is the average Lathers lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Lathers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1994, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Lathers in 1959 was 60, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lathers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lathers 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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