Laur Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived by a conspicuous laurel tree, Old French laur (Latin laurus). French: from a personal name of the same etymology, borne by various minor early saints, including a hermit, a martyr, and an abbot. German: variant of Lauer.

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


Similar surnames: Lau, Lauro, Laura, Laut, Saur, Baum, Lahr, Lier, Hau, Laury

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Laur Family Origin

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Laur Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Miner

    5%
  • At School

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laur. A less common occupation for the Laur family was At School. The most common Laur occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Laur's were Farmers.

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Laur Historical Records

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Laur Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1944 and 2004, Laur life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Laur in 1944 was 24, and 82 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Laur

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