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Lesar Family History

Lesar Name Meaning

Slovenian and Croatian: occupational name for a woodman derived from les ‘wood timber’ or a topographic name for a forest dweller derived from the same word with the dialect meaning ‘forest’. Compare Lessar .

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

Similar surnames: Lazar, Tesar, Leser, Lesky, Cesar, Leske, Lever, Levar, Slusar, Lebar

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Where is the Lesar family from?

You can see how Lesar families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lesar family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Lesar families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 6 Lesar families living in Ontario. This was about 86% of all the recorded Lesar's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Lesar families in 1911.
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What did your Lesar ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Lesar. 100% of Lesar men worked as a Cultivateur. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1921

  • Cultivateur
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lesar. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lesar 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 508 immigration records available for the last name Lesar. 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 266 military records available for the last name Lesar. For the veterans among your Lesar ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lesar lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Lesar life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Lesar in 1950 was 46, and 61 in 2004.

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