Lather Family History

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Lather Name Meaning

South German: occupational name for a maker of slats or laths (see Lattner). English: perhaps a variant of Leather.

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

Similar surnames: Latner, Leather, Rather, Luther, Latter, Lathers, Lasher, Mather

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Lather Family Origin

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Lather Family Occupations

What did your Lather ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the UK named Lather. 82% of Lather women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties

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Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Unpaid Domestic

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Lather Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Lather. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lather 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 713 immigration records available for the last name Lather. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 791 military records available for the last name Lather. For the veterans among your Lather ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lather Life Expectancy

What is the average Lather lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lather life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Lather in 1962 was 34, and 87 in 2004.

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