Lescher Family History

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Lescher Name Meaning

German: probably a metonymic occupational name for a mediator or arbitrator, or possibly for a fireman, from Middle High German leschære ‘extinguisher’.

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


Similar surnames: Mescher, Loescher, Leicher, Letcher, Wascher, Tescher, Lischer

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Lescher Family Origin

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Lescher Family Occupations

What did your Lescher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lescher. A less common occupation for the Lescher family was Baggage M. Of S.S.. The most common Lescher occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 13% of Lescher's were Carpenters.

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  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Farmer

    13%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Baggage M. Of S.S.

    7%

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

Lescher Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lescher Life Expectancy

What is the average Lescher lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Lescher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Lescher in 1960 was 58, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lescher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lescher 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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