Laabs Family History

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Laabs Name Meaning

North German: habitational name from some eastern German place name (of Slavic origin), such as Labes in Pomerania.

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

Similar surnames: Laas, Laube, Kaas, Baars, Faas, Waas, Laake, Naab, Langs, Ambs

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Laabs Family Origin

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Laabs Family Occupations

What did your Laabs ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Laabs family was Miller. The most common Laabs occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Laabs's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laabs.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Miller


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Laabs ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Laabs Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Laabs. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laabs 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 721 immigration records available for the last name Laabs. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Laabs. For the veterans among your Laabs ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Laabs Life Expectancy

What is the average Laabs lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Laabs life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Laabs in 1954 was 37, and 67 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Laabs 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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