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Laude Name Meaning

German and Dutch: perhaps from the Germanic personal name Ludo. Dutch: perhaps from a short form of the personal name G(e)laude, Claude. French: metonymic occupational name given to a singer or cantor who regularly sang the Lauds (Latin laudes ‘praises’), the second part of the divine office.

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


Similar surnames: Aude, Lause, Linde, Lande, Lade, Claude, Laut, Radde, Lau, Taube

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Where is the Laude family from?

You can see how Laude families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Laude family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Laude families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 15 Laude families living in Wisconsin. This was about 21% of all the recorded Laude's in the USA. Wisconsin had the highest population of Laude families in 1880.
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What did your Laude ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Typist were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Laude. 28% of Laude men worked as a Farmer and 60% of Laude women worked as a Typist. Some less common occupations for Americans named Laude were Mechanic and Waitress.

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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

  • Farmer
    28%
  • Laborer
    18%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Mechanic
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Typist
    60%
  • Waitress
    40%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 774 immigration records available for the last name Laude. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Laude. For the veterans among your Laude ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Laude lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Laude life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Laude in 1956 was 36, and 86 in 2004.

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