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Lawler Family History

Lawler Name Meaning
Irish (Ulster, Leinster, and Kerry): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Leathlobhair ‘descendant of Leathlobhar’, a personal name composed of the elements leath ‘half’ (i.e. ‘somewhat’, ‘fairly’) and lobar ‘leprous’, ‘sick’. The name seems to have been originally a byname for a man of unhealthy constitution.

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

468,444 Historical Documents with Lawler on Ancestry.com
129,259 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
19,634 Military Records
17,385 Immigration Records
110,072 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Lawler Families

  • Number of Lawler families
     184 - 366
     62 - 183
     1 - 61
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Lawler families
     233 - 464
     78 - 232
     1 - 77
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Lawler families
     11 - 19
     4 - 10
     1 - 3
     
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Lawler Family Origin

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Lawler Immigration Information

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Average Life Expectancy for Lawler

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Lawler Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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