Laut Family History

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Laut Name Meaning

German: from a reduced pet form of the personal name Ludwig. French: from a personal name of Germanic origin, Lauto (the name of a 6th-century saint, a bishop of Coutances). The element laut- is related to Gothic lauths ‘big’ or laudi ‘figure’ or ‘face’.

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

Similar surnames: Lauth, Lau, Last, Daut, Laur, Laux, Haut, Kaut, Lail, Laub

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Laut Family Origin

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Laut Family Occupations

What did your Laut ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Laut family was Baker. Farmer, Keeping House and Saloon Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laut. The most common Laut occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Laut's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Saloon Keeper

  • Baker


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

Laut Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Laut. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laut 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 573 immigration records available for the last name Laut. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Laut. For the veterans among your Laut ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Laut Life Expectancy

What is the average Laut lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Laut life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Laut in 1962 was 75, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Laut 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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