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Lauby Family History

Lauby Name Meaning

Swiss: unexplained. Perhaps an altered form of Laubach, a habitational name from any of various places in Germany (and one in Alsace, France) so named.

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


Similar surnames: Laub, Laube, Raby, Lasky, Lisby, Danby, Carby, Lauro, Canby, Nasby

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Where is the Lauby family from?

You can see how Lauby families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lauby family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Lauby families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 38 Lauby families living in Wisconsin. This was about 54% of all the recorded Lauby's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Lauby families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lauby surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lauby ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lauby. 37% of Lauby men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Lauby women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lauby were Salesman and Housewife.

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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
    37%
  • Farming
    22%
  • Farm Labor
    16%
  • Salesman
    16%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    34%
  • Teacher
    23%
  • Sales Clerk
    23%
  • Housewife
    23%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 152 immigration records available for the last name Lauby. 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 216 military records available for the last name Lauby. For the veterans among your Lauby ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lauby lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Lauby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1980, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Lauby in 1952 was 42, and 45 in 2004.

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