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Lessing Name Meaning

German (of Slavic origin): variant of Lessig.

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


Similar surnames: Lessig, Blessing, Felsing, Hessing, Messing, Klessig, Leising

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Lessing Family Origin

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Lessing Family Occupations

What did your Lessing ancestors do for a living?

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  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Machinist

    7%
  • Bar Tender

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Lessing occupation in the USA was Laborer. 11% of Lessing's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Lessing family was Bar Tender. Laborer, Farmer and Machinist were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lessing.

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Lessing Historical Records

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Lessing Life Expectancy

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