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Where is the Laurens family from?
You can see how Laurens families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Laurens family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Laurens families were found in the UK in 1891. In 1840 there were 2 Laurens families living in Louisiana. This was about 25% of all the recorded Laurens's in the USA. Louisiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Laurens families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Laurens surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.
In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Laurens. 39% of Laurens men worked as a Farmer and 25% of Laurens women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Laurens were Shipping Clerk and Stenographer.