Lehrer Family History

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Lehrer Name Meaning

Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a teacher, from modern 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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Lehrer Family Origin

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Lehrer Family Occupations

What did your Lehrer ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lehrer occupation in the USA was Keeping House. 27% of Lehrer's were Keeping Houses. A less common occupation for the Lehrer family was Cabinetmaker. Keeping House, Blacksmith and Cabinet Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lehrer.

View Census data for Lehrer | Data not to scale

  • Keeping House

    27%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • Cabinet Maker

    9%
  • Cabinetmaker

    9%

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Lehrer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 List

There are 642 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 Card

There are 1,000 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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Lehrer Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lehrer

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lehrer 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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