Lauf Name Meaning

German: habitational name from any of several places named Lauf, Laufin, or Lauffen in Baden-Württemberg and Bavaria, all name from the Middle High German word loufe ‘rapids’.

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

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Lauf Family Origin

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Lauf Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    33%
  • Tailor

    22%
  • Coal Miner

    11%
  • Keep Shoe Store

    11%

In 1880, the most common Lauf occupation in the USA was Farmer. 33% of Lauf's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lauf family was Keep Shoe Store. Farmer, Tailor and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lauf.

Source: Census data for Lauf | Data not to scale

Lauf Historical Records

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Lauf Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1963 and 2004, Lauf life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Lauf in 1963 was 61, and 80 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lauf

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