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Laursen Family History

Laursen Name Meaning
Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from Laur, a short form of Lawrence.

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

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50,732 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,405 Military Records
4,219 Immigration Records
4,290 Census and Voter Lists
38,444 Member Family Trees

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Name Distribution of Laursen Families

  • Number of Laursen families
     10 - 18
     4 - 9
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Laursen families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Laursen last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Laursen census records

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Laursen Family Origin

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Laursen Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Laursen 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 Laursen

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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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Laursen Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Laursen census records

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

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Military Service by Laursen

Did the Laursens fight for the North or the South? Or not at all? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation, and even physical descriptions.

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