Laur Family History

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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

What did your Laur ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Miner

    5%
  • At School

    2%

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

Laur Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Laur Life Expectancy

What is the average Laur lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Laur

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Laur 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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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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