Laver Name Meaning

occupational name for a washerman, Anglo-Norman French laver (an agent derivative of Old French laver ‘to wash’, Latin lavare). habitational name from High, Little or Magdalen Laver in Essex, named from Old English lagu ‘flood’, ‘water’ + fær ‘passage’, ‘crossing’. topographic name for someone living where bulrushes or irises grew, Old English l?fer.

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


Similar surnames: Lever, Layer, Paver, Haver, Hayer, Klaver, Lier, Laier, Claver, Laker

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Laver Family Origin

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Laver Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Laver family was Harness Maker. The most common Laver occupation in the USA was Farmer. 27% of Laver's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laver.

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Keeping House

    9%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Harness Maker

    4%

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Laver Historical Records

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Laver Life Expectancy

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Between 1962 and 2004, Laver life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2002, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Laver in 1962 was 73, and 66 in 2004.

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