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Lusher Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and Irish: variant of Usher 1, with the Old French definite article prefixed. Translation of French Lussier, L’Huissier with the French definite article retained. Compare Lafontaine. Americanized spelling of German Lüscher (see Luscher).

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


Similar surnames: Usher, Busher, Lasher, Rusher, Luster, Lussier, Lesher, Luther

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Where is the Lusher family from?

You can see how Lusher families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lusher family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lusher families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 4 Lusher families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 29% of all the recorded Lusher's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Lusher families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lusher surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lusher ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lusher. 17% of Lusher men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Lusher women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lusher were Salesman and Housewife.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    17%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Carpenter
    5%
  • Salesman
    5%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    14%
  • Saleslady
    12%
  • Teacher
    9%
  • Housewife
    9%
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Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Lusher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lusher census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lusher. 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 Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Lusher. For the veterans among your Lusher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lusher lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Lusher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Lusher in 1947 was 37, and 73 in 2004.

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