Laufer Family History

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Laufer Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place called Lauf. German (Läufer) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a messenger or a nickname for a fast runner, from an agent derivative of Middle High German loufen, German laufen ‘to run’. English: variant of Laver.

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


Similar surnames: Lauer, Lauser, Kaufer, Lander, Lauter, Lauper, Glauber, Maurer, Mauer

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Laufer Family Origin

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Laufer Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Blacksmith

    4%
  • Laborer

    4%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laufer. A less common occupation for the Laufer family was Laborer. The most common Laufer occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Laufer's were Farmers.

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Laufer Historical Records

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Laufer Life Expectancy

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