lasher History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

The lasher surname is thought to have derived from the Slavic word "litsch," which meant "wild;" as such, it may have originally been a nickname for a wild or unruly person. The surname many also have evolved from any of several places, such as Lisch in Holstein; or Lischau in East Prussia.

Early Origins of the lasher family

The surname lasher was first found in Austria, where the name became noted for its many branches within the region, each house acquiring a status and influence which was enrolled by the princes of the region. In their later history the family became a power unto themselves and were elevated to the ranks of nobility as they grew into this most influential name.

Important Dates for the lasher family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our lasher research. Another 133 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1662, 1701, 1736, 1740, 1749, 1760, and 1780 are included under the topic Early lasher History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

lasher Spelling Variations

Spelling variations of this family name include: Lischer, Lisch, Lischke, Lischka, Lischeid, Lissek, Lissak, Litsch, Litscher, Litschke, Litschka, Litschko, Lischy, Liske, Lisko, Liskov, Liskow and many more.

Early Notables of the lasher family (pre 1700)

During this period prominent bearers of the name lasher were Christian Liscow (1701-1760) from Mecklenburg, who was a prominent writer of satires. In 1736 he entered the service...
Another 28 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early lasher Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

lasher migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

lasher Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • William Lasher, who landed in Virginia in 1638 [1]
  • John Lasher, who landed in Virginia in 1664 [1]
lasher Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • John Lasher, who arrived in New York in 1825 [1]
  • E M Lasher, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851 [1]
  • Abraham Lasher, aged 54, who landed in America, in 1892
  • C. W Lasher, aged 48, who immigrated to America, in 1894
  • Ema Lasher, aged 38, who landed in America, in 1894
lasher Settlers in United States in the 20th Century
  • Florence H. Lasher, aged 23, who settled in America, in 1909
  • Alfred P. Lasher, who settled in America, in 1909
  • Augusta Lasher, aged 23, who immigrated to the United States, in 1910
  • Albert Lasher, aged 65, who immigrated to the United States, in 1913
  • Augusta H. Lasher, aged 27, who landed in America, in 1914
  • ... (More are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Contemporary Notables of the name lasher (post 1700)

  • Howard L. Lasher (1944-2007), American politician of the Democratic party New York State
  • Samuel Lasher, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Columbia County 1st District, 1861 [2]
  • Philip G. Lasher, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Columbia County 1st District, 1850 [2]
  • Olga Lasher, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Texas, 2008 [2]
  • John E. Lasher, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from New York, 1892 [2]
  • James D. Lasher, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Oswego County 2nd District, 1868-69 [2]
  • Howard L. Lasher, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly 46th District, 1973-93 [2]
  • George Lasher, American politician, Member of New York State Assembly from Schenectady County, 1881 [2]
  • Frank M. Lasher, American Republican politician, Alternate Delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1920 [2]
  • Elias Lasher, American politician, Candidate for New York State Assembly from Greene County, 1909 [2]
  • ... (Another 3 notables are available in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.)

Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, January 15) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html
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