Lasser Family History
Lasser Name Meaning
German: occupational name for a physician from Middle High German lāzer ‘one who lets blood’. German: occupational name for a hunter from Middle High German lūzen ‘to lie in wait (for game)’. Austrian German: topographic name for someone who lived in an area of cleared woodland from a Germanized form of Slovenian laz ‘clearing’. It originates from the (bilingual) Austrian parts of Carinthia and Styria. Compare Loser Altered form of French Lessard .
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press