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Lair Family History

Lair Name Meaning
Possibly an Americanized spelling of German Lehr or Löhr (see Loehr).

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

133,007 Historical Documents with Lair on Ancestry.com
24,061 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,921 Military Records
1,668 Immigration Records
19,924 Census and Voter Lists
82,433 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Lair Families

  • Number of Lair families
     28 - 54
     10 - 27
     1 - 9
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Lair families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Lair families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Lair census records

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Lair 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 Lair 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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Lair Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Lair 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 Lair

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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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Lair Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Lair census records

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

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

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Lair 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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