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Laing Family History

Laing Name Meaning
Scottish spelling of Lang.

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

491,479 Historical Documents with Laing on Ancestry.com
131,291 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
11,282 Military Records
23,704 Immigration Records
113,745 Census and Voter Lists
211,457 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Laing Families

  • Number of Laing families
     62 - 121
     21 - 61
     1 - 20
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Laing families
     214 - 426
     72 - 213
     1 - 71
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Laing families
     393 - 783
     132 - 392
     1 - 131
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Laing census records

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Laing Family Origin

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The information for this chart came from the U.S. Immigration Collection at Ancestry.com. You can find out where the majority of the Laing families were living before they immigrated to the U.S and learn where to focus your search for foreign records.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival, and destination.

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Laing Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Laing families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

Immigration records can tell you an ancestor's name, ship name, port of departure, port of arrival and destination.

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Average Life Expectancy for Laing

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Laing Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Laing census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Laing ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

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Laing Civil War Service Records

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You can find out if your ancestors came primarily from the North of the South.

Military records can tell you an ancestor's birthplace, occupation, and even physical description.

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