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Lawing Family History

Lawing Name Meaning
Origin uncertain. Perhaps an altered form of Lewin. This name is found predominantly in NC.

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

53,796 Historical Documents with Lawing on Ancestry.com
13,990 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
2,050 Military Records
216 Immigration Records
6,255 Census and Voter Lists
31,285 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Lawing Families

  • Number of Lawing families
     50 - 98
     17 - 49
     1 - 16
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Lawing families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Lawing last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Lawing census records

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Lawing Family Origin

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Lawing Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Lawing

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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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Lawing Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Lawing census records

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Lawing Civil War Service Records

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