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Laughter Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): of uncertain origin; perhaps a nickname for a jolly, laughing person, from the vocabulary word laughter. Possibly also an Americanized form of Dutch Lachter, an unflattering nickname from Middle Low German lachter ‘shame’, ‘disgrace’. This is a common name in NC.

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

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Laughter Family Origin

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Laughter Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    57%
  • Farming

    11%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1880, the most common Laughter occupation in the USA was Farmer. 57% of Laughter's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Laughter family was Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laughter.

Source: Census data for Laughter | Data not to scale

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Laughter Life Expectancy

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