Layher Family History

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Layher Name Meaning

German: variant of Layer 4. Perhaps also a Germanized spelling of Hungarian Lehár.

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


Similar surnames: Lather, Mayher, Layer, Payer, Cather, Gayler, Laner, Lasher, Lathers

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Layher Family Origin

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Layher Family Occupations

What did your Layher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Layher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 67% of Layher's were Farmers. Farmer and Saloonist were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Layher.

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  • Farmer

    67%
  • Saloonist

    33%

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

Layher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Layher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Layher 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Layher. 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 Layher. For the veterans among your Layher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Layher Life Expectancy

What is the average Layher lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Layher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Layher in 1965 was 81, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Layher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Layher 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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