Lessin Family History

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Lessin Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of Lessing.

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


Similar surnames: Tessin, Russin, Pessin, Kressin, Yassin, Leslie, Persin, Jessie

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Lessin Family Origin

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Lessin Family Occupations

What did your Lessin ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lessin family was Merchant. The most common Lessin occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 33% of Lessin's were Farm Laborers. Farm Laborer and Farmer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lessin.

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  • Farm Laborer

    33%
  • Farmer

    33%
  • Merchant

    33%

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

Lessin Historical Records

What Lessin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lessin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lessin 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 Lessin

Passenger List

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

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Lessin Life Expectancy

What is the average Lessin lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Lessin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Lessin in 1964 was 78, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lessin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lessin 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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