Lachner Family History

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Lachner Name Meaning

occupational name for a physician, Middle High German lachenære ‘healer’ (see Leach 1). topographic name for someone who lived by a pond or lake, from Middle High German lache.

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

Similar surnames: Lacher, Lechner, Lahner, Lohner, Lichter, Lackner, Hahner, Ladner

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Lachner Family Origin

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Lachner Family Occupations

What did your Lachner ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lachner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Lachner's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lachner family was Keep Saloon. Farmer, At Home and Cap Manufacturer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lachner.

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  • Farmer

  • At Home

  • Cap Manufacturer

  • Keep Saloon


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Lachner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Lachner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lachner 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 886 immigration records available for the last name Lachner. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Lachner. For the veterans among your Lachner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lachner Life Expectancy

What is the average Lachner lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Lachner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2003, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Lachner in 1963 was 68, and 84 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lachner

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