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Laun Family History

Laun Name Meaning
German: habitational name from Laun (Czech name Louny) on the Eger river (Czech Ohre), northwest of Prague.

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

28,943 Historical Documents with Laun on Ancestry.com
10,567 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
947 Military Records
1,141 Immigration Records
5,254 Census and Voter Lists
11,034 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Laun Families

  • Number of Laun families
     13 - 24
     5 - 12
     1 - 4
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Laun families
     5 - 7
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Laun families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Laun census records

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Laun Family Origin

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Laun Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Laun

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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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Laun Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Laun census records

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Laun Civil War Service Records

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