Lahner Family History

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Lahner Name Meaning

German and Hungarian: habitational name for someone from any of various places called Lahn in Hungary and Germany. In southern Germany and Austria, Lahn denotes a place where there had been an avalanche or landslide, from Middle High German laen, lene ‘avalanche’.

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

Similar surnames: Hahner, Lohner, Lachner, Lehner, Ladner, Laufer, Lackner, Rahner

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Lahner Family Origin

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Lahner Family Occupations

What did your Lahner ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lahner. 32% of Lahner men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Lahner women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lahner were Farm Laborer and New Worker

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Clerk
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • New Worker

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

Lahner Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lahner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lahner 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 295 immigration records available for the last name Lahner. 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 905 military records available for the last name Lahner. For the veterans among your Lahner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lahner Life Expectancy

What is the average Lahner lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Lahner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Lahner in 1957 was 27, and 63 in 2004.

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