Lawlor Family History

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Lawlor Name Meaning

Irish: variant spelling of Lawler.

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

Similar surnames: Lalor, Lawlis, Ailor, Landor, Baylor, Lawder, Nailor, Labor, Lawton

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Lawlor Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lawlor name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Lawlor. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • Ireland & Scotland


  • England & Wales


  • Germanic Europe


  • France


  • Italy


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Lawlor Family Origin

Where is the Lawlor family from?

Lawlor Family Occupations

What did your Lawlor ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lawlor. The most common Lawlor occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of Lawlor's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Lawlor family was Carpenter.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter


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

Lawlor Historical Records

What Lawlor family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 54,000 census records available for the last name Lawlor. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lawlor 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 10,000 immigration records available for the last name Lawlor. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Lawlor. For the veterans among your Lawlor ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lawlor Life Expectancy

What is the average Lawlor lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Lawlor life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Lawlor in 1950 was 49, and 74 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lawlor 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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