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Lathbury Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Lathbury in Buckinghamshire which probably derives its name from Old English lætt ‘lath beam’ + burg ‘fortress’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Rathburn, Hanbury, Latour, Washburn, Asbury, Mathur, Ashburn

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Where is the Lathbury family from?

You can see how Lathbury families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lathbury family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1840 and 1920. The most Lathbury families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 2 Lathbury families living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Lathbury's in USA. New York had the highest population of Lathbury families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lathbury surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lathbury ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Lathbury. 36% of Lathbury men worked as a Laborer. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Clerk
  • Salesman
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Lathbury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lathbury census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 530 immigration records available for the last name Lathbury. 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 Cards

There are 462 military records available for the last name Lathbury. For the veterans among your Lathbury ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lathbury lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Lathbury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lathbury in 1964 was 80, and 60 in 2004.

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