Lauritzen Family History

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Lauritzen Name Meaning

Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from a personal name equivalent to Lawrence.

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


Similar surnames: Lauridsen, Arntzen, Lauritsen, Laursen, Matzen, Laurin, Lauren

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Lauritzen Family Origin

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Lauritzen Family Occupations

What did your Lauritzen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lauritzen occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Lauritzen's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lauritzen family was Hotel Keeper. Farmer, Architect and Grocer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lauritzen.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Architect

    14%
  • Grocer

    14%
  • Hotel Keeper

    14%

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

Lauritzen Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lauritzen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lauritzen census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Lauritzen

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Lauritzen. 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 Lauritzen. For the veterans among your Lauritzen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lauritzen Life Expectancy

What is the average Lauritzen lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Lauritzen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Lauritzen in 1945 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lauritzen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lauritzen 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 Lauritzen Family

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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
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