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Lazer Family History

Lazer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Lazar. French: southern form of Lazare. French: habitational name from a place in Haute-Alpes, the place name being derived from the personal name.

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

Similar surnames: Layer, Lazar, Laver, Laier, Lauer, Lamer, Lier, Lader, Hayer, Bader

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Where is the Lazer family from?

You can see how Lazer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lazer family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Lazer families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Lazer family living in Maryland. This was 100% of all the recorded Lazer's in the USA. Maryland had the highest population of Lazer families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lazer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lazer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor and Sales Girl were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lazer. 14% of Lazer men worked as a Proprietor and 30% of Lazer women worked as a Sales Girl. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lazer were Labor and New Worker.

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

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Proprietor
  • Laborer
  • New Worker
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Sales Girl
  • Sales Clerk
  • Saleslady
  • New Worker
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Census Records

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

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Passenger Lists

There are 734 immigration records available for the last name Lazer. 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 Cards

There are 429 military records available for the last name Lazer. For the veterans among your Lazer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lazer lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Lazer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Lazer in 1941 was 38, and 86 in 2004.

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