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Lais Name Meaning

perhaps a nickname from a variant of Middle High German linse ‘gentle’, ‘forbearing’. alternatively, from a short form of the personal name Nikolaus (see Nicholas). This name is found chiefly in MN.

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


Similar surnames: Mais, Lis, Rais, Leis, Lois, Lail, Lans, Lass, Laws, Lai

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Lais Family Origin

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Lais Family Occupations

What did your Lais ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lais family was Grocery Keeper. The most common Lais occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Lais's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Brewer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lais.

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Brewer

    7%
  • Grocery Keeper

    7%

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Lais Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lais. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lais 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Lais. 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 Lais. For the veterans among your Lais ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lais Life Expectancy

What is the average Lais lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Lais life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Lais in 1957 was 46, and 51 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lais 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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