Laurel Family History

14-Day Free Trial

GIVE ME ACCESS

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


Similar surnames: Laur, Laura, Lauro, Lauper, Laurie, Lare, Lauter, Lauser, Laufer

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Laurel Family Origin

Where is the Laurel family from?

SHOW MORE

Laurel Family Occupations

What did your Laurel ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, 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. Farm Hand, In Revenue Off. and Servant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laurel.

View Census data for Laurel | Data not to scale

SHOW MORE
  • Farm Hand

    14%
  • In Revenue Off.

    14%
  • Servant

    14%
  • Stock Raiser

    14%

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

Laurel Historical Records

What Laurel family records will you find?

Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Laurel ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Laurel

Solve your own mystery as you explore your history.

Laurel Life Expectancy

What is the average Laurel lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, Laurel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Laurel in 1951 was 60, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Laurel

SHOW MORE

United States

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Laurel 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.

Famous Laurel Family

Is anyone famous hiding in your tree?

SHOW MORE
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)

Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Look up another name