Lechler Family History

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Lechler Name Meaning

German and Alsatian: nickname for a man with a crafty or cunning smile, Middle High German lechelaere.

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

Similar surnames: Hechler, Mechler, Bechler, Lechner, Gehler, Seckler, Lichter, Lachner

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Lechler Family Origin

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Lechler Family Occupations

What did your Lechler ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Butcher and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lechler. The most common Lechler occupation in the USA was Laborer. 9% of Lechler's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Lechler family was Farmer.

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  • Laborer

  • Butcher

  • Cabinet Maker

  • Farmer


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

Lechler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Lechler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lechlercensus 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 654 immigration records available for the last name Lechler. 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 Lechler. For the veterans among your Lechler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lechler Life Expectancy

What is the average Lechler lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lechler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Lechler in 1962 was 48, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lechler

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lechler 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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