Laurens Family History

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Laurens Name Meaning

Dutch, French, and English: from the personal name Lorens (see Lawrence).

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


Similar surnames: Laurent, Lauren, Laurence, Laurin, Bauwens, Ahrens, Lafrenz, Lukens

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Laurens Family Origin

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Laurens Family Occupations

What did your Laurens ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Laurens occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Laurens's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Laurens family was Barber. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laurens.

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  • Farmer

    18%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Barber

    3%

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

Laurens Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Laurens Life Expectancy

What is the average Laurens lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Laurens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Laurens in 1962 was 77, and 86 in 2003.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Laurens

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Laurens 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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