Lessner Family History

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Lessner Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from any of several places named Lessen.

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

Similar surnames: Lesser, Wessner, Lesner, Essner, Leisner, Leshner, Lissner, Plessner

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Lessner Family Origin

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Lessner Family Occupations

What did your Lessner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lessner occupation in the USA was Laborer. 20% of Lessner's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Lessner family was Butcher Retail. Laborer, Blacksmith and Butcher were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lessner.

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  • Laborer

  • Blacksmith

  • Butcher

  • Butcher Retail


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

Lessner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lessner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lessner 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 716 immigration records available for the last name Lessner. 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 944 military records available for the last name Lessner. For the veterans among your Lessner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lessner Life Expectancy

What is the average Lessner lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Lessner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Lessner in 1958 was 60, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lessner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lessner 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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