Lerche Family History

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Lerche Name Meaning

Danish: from Lærkia, a medieval nickname meaning ‘lark’. Danish: habitational name from a place in Westphalia, Germany. German: variant of Lerch.

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


Similar surnames: Lerch, Ferch, Esche, Lence, Zercher, Leece, Leriche, Letcher, Loesche

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Lerche Family Origin

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Lerche Family Occupations

What did your Lerche ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeps House and Hotel Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lerche. The most common Lerche occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Lerche's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lerche family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Keeps House

    20%
  • Hotel Keeper

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lerche ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lerche Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lerche Life Expectancy

What is the average Lerche lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Lerche life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Lerche in 1948 was 49, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lerche

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lerche 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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