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Lahmann Name Meaning

North German:: variant of Lohmann . topographic name from Middle Low German lo loge lage ‘wood brush; forest meadow grass field’. habitational name for someone from any of the north German places Lahe Lage Laage.

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


Similar surnames: Lachmann, Laumann, Lohmann, Luhmann, Rehmann, Lahrman, Rohmann

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Where is the Lahmann family from?

You can see how Lahmann families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lahmann family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Lahmann families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Lahmann families living in Manitoba. This was about 40% of all the recorded Lahmann's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Lahmann families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lahmann surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lahmann ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lahmann. 38% of Lahmann men worked as a Farmer and 47% of Lahmann women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lahmann were Farm Laborer and Housekeeper. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    38%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Machinist
    12%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    47%
  • Maid
    24%
  • Operator
    16%
  • Housekeeper
    16%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Lahmann. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lahmann 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 910 immigration records available for the last name Lahmann. 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 Cards

There are 703 military records available for the last name Lahmann. For the veterans among your Lahmann ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lahmann lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Lahmann life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Lahmann in 1955 was 46, and 77 in 2004.

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