Lauff Family History

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Lauff Name Meaning

German: variant of Lauf.

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


Similar surnames: Lauf, Hauff, Laufer, Paff, Houff, Alff, Lau, Haff, Hauf, Lautt

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Lauff Family Origin

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Lauff Family Occupations

What did your Lauff ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Hotel Keeper and Hotel Proprietor were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lauff. A less common occupation for the Lauff family was Keeps Saloon. The most common Lauff occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Lauff's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Hotel Keeper

    13%
  • Hotel Proprietor

    13%
  • Keeps Saloon

    13%

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

Lauff Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lauff Life Expectancy

What is the average Lauff lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Lauff life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Lauff in 1961 was 66, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lauff

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lauff 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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