Laursen Family History

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Laursen Name Meaning

Norwegian, Danish, and North German: patronymic from Laur, a short form of Lawrence.

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


Similar surnames: Larsen, Lassen, Clausen, Lauridsen, Paulsen, Claussen, Klausen

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Laursen Family Origin

Where is the Laursen family from?

Laursen Family Occupations

What did your Laursen ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Police and Works In Grocery were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Laursen. The most common Laursen occupation in the USA was Police. 50% of Laursen's were Polices.

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  • Police

    50%
  • Works In Grocery

    50%

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

Laursen Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Laursen Life Expectancy

What is the average Laursen lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Laursen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Laursen in 1955 was 55, and 83 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Laursen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Laursen 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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