Lauderdale Family History

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Lauderdale Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the valley of Lauderdale, named from Lauder + Old Norse dalr ‘valley’ (Old Danish dal, Old English dæl).

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


Similar surnames: Langdale, Baxendale, Coverdale, Waterfall, Lauder, Alderdice

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Lauderdale Family Origin

Where is the Lauderdale family from?

Lauderdale Family Occupations

What did your Lauderdale ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lauderdale occupation in the USA was Farmer. 48% of Lauderdale's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lauderdale family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lauderdale.

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  • Farmer

    48%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Farming

    7%
  • Farm Laborer

    4%

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

Lauderdale Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lauderdale Life Expectancy

What is the average Lauderdale lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Lauderdale life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Lauderdale in 1942 was 50, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lauderdale

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lauderdale 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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