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Laredo Name Meaning

Spanish: habitational name from a place called Laredo in Santander province.

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


Similar surnames: Loredo, Loreto, Canedo, Cardo, Alvarado, Lare, Mareno, Ledo, Larese

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Where is the Laredo family from?

You can see how Laredo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Laredo family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Laredo families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Laredo family living in Pennsylvania. This was about 50% of all the recorded Laredo's in the USA. Pennsylvania and 1 other state had the highest population of Laredo families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Laredo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Laredo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Laredo. 72% of Laredo 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
    72%
  • Waiter
    15%
  • Truck Driver
    15%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Secretary
    100%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Laredo. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laredo 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Laredo. 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 153 military records available for the last name Laredo. For the veterans among your Laredo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Laredo lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Laredo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Laredo in 1964 was 64, and 21 in 2004.

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