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Where is the Laird family from?
You can see how Laird families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Laird family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Laird families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 56 Laird families living in Pennsylvania. This was about 29% of all the recorded Laird's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Laird families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Laird surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Laird. 18% of Laird men worked as a Farmer and 8% of Laird women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Laird were Truck Driver and Stenographer. .