Lehmann Family History

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Lehmann Name Meaning

German: status name for a feudal tenant or vassal, Middle High German leheman, lenman (from lehen ‘to hold land as a feudal tenant’ + man ‘man’). The tenant held land on loan for the duration of his life in return for rent or service, but was not free to transfer or divide it. Jewish (western Ashkenazic): from an identical Jewish personal name of uncertain origin, perhaps related to Leo 3.

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

Similar surnames: Ehmann, Rehmann, Lehrmann, Heumann, Bermann, Lehman, Ahmann, Rebmann

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Lehmann Family Origin

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Lehmann Family Occupations

What did your Lehmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lehmann family was Tailor. The most common Lehmann occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Lehmann's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lehmann.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Tailor


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Lehmann Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lehmann Life Expectancy

What is the average Lehmann lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Lehmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lehmann in 1946 was 43, and 81 in 2004.

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