Lacher Family History

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Lacher Name Meaning

German: topographical name for someone living in a muddy place near a pond, from Middle High German lache ‘pond’, ‘lake’.

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

Similar surnames: Lachner, Kacher, Bacher, Laufer, Locher, Lasher, Lichter, Rachel

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Lacher Family Origin

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Lacher Family Occupations

What did your Lacher ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lacher family was Moulder. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lacher. The most common Lacher occupation in the USA was Farmer. 11% of Lacher's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Moulder


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

Lacher Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Lacher. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lacher 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lacher. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Lacher. For the veterans among your Lacher ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lacher Life Expectancy

What is the average Lacher lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Lacher life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lacher in 1947 was 40, and 85 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lacher

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lacher 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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