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Lancer Name Meaning

Jewish (from Poland): ornamental name from German Lanze ‘lance’, ‘spear’ + the agent suffix -er.

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


Similar surnames: Lance, Lander, Lanzer, Dancer, Lanser, Lanier, Sander, Lanter, Langer

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Lancer Family Origin

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Lancer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Cooper

    11%
  • Carpenter

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lancer family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Cooper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lancer. The most common Lancer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of Lancer's were Farmers.

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Lancer Historical Records

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Lancer Life Expectancy

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