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Lechman Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Lechmann a variant of Lehmann

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


Similar surnames: Leman, Lachman, Lehman, Leesman, Rehman, Lehrman, Lackman, Teichman

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Where is the Lechman family from?

You can see how Lechman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lechman family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Lechman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Lechman families living in Manitoba. This was about 88% of all the recorded Lechman's in Canada. Manitoba had the highest population of Lechman families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lechman surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lechman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lechman. 27% of Lechman men worked as a Farmer and 22% of Lechman women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lechman were Labor and Bookkeeper. .

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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
    27%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Farm Hand
    10%
  • Labor
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    22%
  • Housework
    22%
  • Housewife
    15%
  • Bookkeeper
    15%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Lechman. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lechman 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 544 immigration records available for the last name Lechman. 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 370 military records available for the last name Lechman. For the veterans among your Lechman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lechman lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Lechman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lechman in 1963 was 71, and 81 in 2004.

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