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Lasser Surname Meaning

German: occupational name for a physician from Middle High German lāzer ‘one who lets blood’. German: occupational name for a hunter from Middle High German lūzen ‘to lie in wait (for game)’. Austrian German: topographic name for someone who lived in an area of cleared woodland from a Germanized form of Slovenian laz ‘clearing’. It originates from the (bilingual) Austrian parts of Carinthia and Styria. Compare Loser Altered form of French Lessard .

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

Similar surnames: Lauser, Wasser, Kasser, Gasser, Lesser, Leiser, Plaster, Laster

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Where is the Lasser family from?

You can see how Lasser families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lasser family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lasser families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 6 Lasser families living in Devon. This was about 40% of all the recorded Lasser's in United Kingdom. Devon had the highest population of Lasser families in 1891.
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What did your Lasser ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Lasser. 100% of Lasser women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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 Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lasser. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Lasser. For the veterans among your Lasser ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lasser lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Lasser life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Lasser in 1948 was 52, and 74 in 2004.

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