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Lahrman Name Meaning

Americanized form of North German Lahrmann: variant of Lahr 1 with the addition of man ‘man’.

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


Similar surnames: Rohrman, Lehrman, Arman, Harman, Dahlman, Lahmann, Klarman, Barman

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Where is the Lahrman family from?

You can see how Lahrman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lahrman family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Lahrman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 3 Lahrman families living in Ontario. This was about 75% of all the recorded Lahrman's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Lahrman families in 1911.
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What did your Lahrman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lahrman. 23% of Lahrman men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Lahrman women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lahrman were Salesman and Stenographer. .

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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
    23%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Machinist
    14%
  • Salesman
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    25%
  • Bookkeeper
    25%
  • Dressmaker
    17%
  • Stenographer
    17%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lahrman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lahrman 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 124 immigration records available for the last name Lahrman. 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 208 military records available for the last name Lahrman. For the veterans among your Lahrman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lahrman lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lahrman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lahrman in 1962 was 51, and 76 in 2004.

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