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 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lauff. 11% of Lauff men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Lauff women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lauff were Carpenter and Grocer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    11%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Miner
    6%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    10%
  • Waitress
    10%
  • Clerk
    7%
  • Grocer
    7%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Lauff Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 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 361 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 461 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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