Lesher Family History

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Lesher Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Lescher.

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


Similar surnames: Leisher, Lusher, Lasher, Lecher, Lesner, Lieser, Resler, Leser

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Lesher Family Origin

Where is the Lesher family from?

Lesher Family Occupations

What did your Lesher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lesher family was Keeping House. The most common Lesher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Lesher's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lesher.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Lesher Historical Records

What Lesher family records will you find?

Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Lesher

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Lesher. 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 Lesher. For the veterans among your Lesher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lesher Life Expectancy

What is the average Lesher lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Lesher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Lesher in 1944 was 25, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lesher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lesher 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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