Lajza Family History

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Lajza Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.


Similar surnames: Lanza, Laza, Lazar, Laska, Landa, Razza, Vajda, Maza, Lala, Lada

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Lajza Family Origin

Where is the Lajza family from?

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Lajza Family Occupations

What did your Lajza ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Hand Press were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lajza. 28% of Lajza men worked as a Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Cushion Maker
    10%
  • Famerg
    10%
  • Farmer
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Hand Press
    100%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Lajza Historical Records

What Lajza family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 56 census records available for the last name Lajza. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lajza census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 36 immigration records available for the last name Lajza. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 21 military records available for the last name Lajza. For the veterans among your Lajza ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lajza Life Expectancy

What is the average Lajza lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2002, in the United States, Lajza life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Lajza in 1965 was 82, and 86 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lajza

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lajza ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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