Lehmer Family History

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Lehmer Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places named Lehm. North German: occupational name for a worker with clay, from Middle Low German lem ‘clay’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

Similar surnames: Leimer, Rehmer, Lehner, Dehmer, Leber, Lehrer, Legler, Wehler, Lemer

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Lehmer Family Origin

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Lehmer Family Occupations

What did your Lehmer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lehmer. 8% of Lehmer men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Lehmer women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lehmer were Baker and Waitress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Laborer
  • Baker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
  • Teacher
  • Maid
  • Waitress

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

Lehmer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lehmer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lehmer 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 480 immigration records available for the last name Lehmer. 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 768 military records available for the last name Lehmer. For the veterans among your Lehmer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lehmer Life Expectancy

What is the average Lehmer lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Lehmer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Lehmer in 1948 was 35, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lehmer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lehmer ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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