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Lehrman Name Meaning

Americanized form of German and Jewish (Ashkenazic) Lehrmann .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Ehrman, Behrman, Learman, Lerman, Lehman, Lehrmann, Lahrman, Werman

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Where is the Lehrman family from?

You can see how Lehrman families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lehrman family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Lehrman families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Lehrman families living in British Columbia. This was about 67% of all the recorded Lehrman's in Canada. British Columbia had the highest population of Lehrman families in 1911.
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What did your Lehrman ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lehrman. 22% of Lehrman men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Lehrman women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lehrman were Laborer and Clerk. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • Clerk
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
  • Housewife
  • Maid
  • Clerk
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lehrman. 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 911 military records available for the last name Lehrman. For the veterans among your Lehrman ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lehrman lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Lehrman life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lehrman in 1945 was 29, and 79 in 2004.

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