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Lesner Name Meaning

Variant spelling of German Lessner, a habitational name from any of various places in eastern Germany called Lessen, all named with Slavic les ‘forest’.

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


Similar surnames: Leisner, Lesser, Lessner, Leshner, Lester, Resner, Mesner, Gerner

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Lesner Family Origin

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Lesner Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Shoemaker

    13%
  • Coal Miner

    7%

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lesner family was Coal Miner. Farmer, Laborer and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lesner. The most common Lesner occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Lesner's were Farmers.

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Lesner Historical Records

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Lesner Life Expectancy

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