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Laurel Name Meaning

Spanish: topographic name for someone who lived by a laurel tree, Spanish laurel (Latin laurus), or a habitational name from Laurel in the Canary Islands.

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

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Laurel Family Origin

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Laurel Family Occupations

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  • Farm Hand

    14%
  • In Revenue Off.

    14%
  • Servant

    14%
  • Stock Raiser

    14%

In 1880, farm Hand, In Revenue Off. and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laurel. A less common occupation for the Laurel family was Stock Raiser. The most common Laurel occupation in the USA was Farm Hand. 14% of Laurel's were Farm Hands.

Source: Census data for Laurel | Data not to scale

Laurel Historical Records

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Laurel Life Expectancy

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Famous Laurel Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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