Lawes Family History

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Lawes Name Meaning

English (chiefly southern): patronymic from Law 1.

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


Similar surnames: Laws, Lowes, Dawes, Hawes, Lakes, Lanes, Hewes, Cates, Lake, Bayes

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Lawes Family Origin

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Lawes Family Occupations

What did your Lawes ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Coal Miner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lawes. The most common Lawes occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Lawes's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lawes family was Apprentice To Cooper.

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    14%
  • Coal Miner

    7%
  • Apprentice To Cooper

    4%

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

Lawes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lawes Life Expectancy

What is the average Lawes lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Lawes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Lawes in 1959 was 54, and 54 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lawes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lawes 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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