Lechner Family History

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Lechner Name Meaning

status name for a feudal tenant or vassal, Middle High German lehenære ‘feudal tenant’, ‘vassal’. Compare Lehmann. habitational name for someone from any of several places called Lehen, especially in Bavaria.

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


Similar surnames: Lehner, Rechner, Lachner, Leshner, Fechner, Leubner, Lerner, Locher

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Lechner Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lechner name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Lechner. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    37%

  • Germanic Europe

    23%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    16%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    6%

  • Norway

    4%

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Lechner Family Origin

Where is the Lechner family from?

Lechner Family Occupations

What did your Lechner ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Lechner occupation in the UK was Clerk. 100% of Lechner's were Clerks.

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  • Clerk

    100%

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

Lechner Historical Records

What Lechner family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Lechner. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lechner 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Lechner. 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 14,000 military records available for the last name Lechner. For the veterans among your Lechner ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lechner Life Expectancy

What is the average Lechner lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Lechner life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Lechner in 1944 was 31, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lechner

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lechner 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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