Laas Family History

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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

Similar surnames: Laabs, Kaas, Baas, Haas, Waas, Naas, Faas, Haaf, Lau, Ladas

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Laas Family Origin

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Laas Family Occupations

What did your Laas ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Druggist

  • Keeps House

  • Laborer


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

Laas Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Laas. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laas 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 782 immigration records available for the last name Laas. 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 Laas. For the veterans among your Laas ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Laas Life Expectancy

What is the average Laas lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Laas 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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