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Lavery Name Meaning

Irish (chiefly northern Ireland): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Labhradha ‘descendant of Labhraidh’, a byname meaning ‘spokesman’. Three branches of the sept are sometimes distinguished as Baun-Lavery (from bán ‘white’), Roe-Lavery (from rua ‘red’) and Trin-Lavery (from tréan ‘strong’). Some of this last group have been ‘translated’ as Armstrong (as if from lámh ‘hand’, ‘arm’).

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


Similar surnames: Lowery, Cavey, Leavey, Laverty, Caverly, Avery, Lavere, Savary, Laier

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Lavery Family Origin

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Lavery Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    27%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Carpenter

    4%

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

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Lavery Life Expectancy

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