Laas Name Meaning

Eastern German: habitational name of Slavic origin, from a town so named in Saxony, from Slavic laz ‘uncultivated land’, ‘clearing’. North German (Hamburg): possibly a metonymic occupational name for a fisherman, from Middle Low German las ‘salmon’ (see Lax 1).

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

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Laas Family Origin

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Laas Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Druggist

    11%
  • Keeps House

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%

In 1880, the most common Laas occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Laas's were Farmers. Farmer, Druggist and Keeps House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laas. A less common occupation for the Laas family was Laborer.

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Laas Life Expectancy

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Between 1951 and 2004, Laas life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1963, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Laas in 1951 was 62, and 88 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Laas

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