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Lehrer Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a teacher from German Lehrer Yiddish lerer ‘teacher’. German: variant of Lehr .

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

Similar surnames: Lehmer, Lehner, Leyrer, Mehler, Leifer, Lerer, Kehrer, Leiser

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Where is the Lehrer family from?

You can see how Lehrer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lehrer family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Lehrer families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 7 Lehrer families living in Quebec. This was about 88% of all the recorded Lehrer's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Lehrer families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lehrer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lehrer ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Fileuse was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Lehrer. 100% of Lehrer women worked as a Fileuse. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Fileuse
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Lehrer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lehrer 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Lehrer. 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 26,000 military records available for the last name Lehrer. For the veterans among your Lehrer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lehrer lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Lehrer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lehrer in 1946 was 45, and 82 in 2004.

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