Lawn Family History

14-Day Free Trial


Lawn Name Meaning

English: variant of Land 2.

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

Similar surnames: Lain, Lann, Gawne, Brawn, Rawn, Law, Dawn, Hayn, Laws, Mawn

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Lawn Family Origin

Where is the Lawn family from?

Lawn Family Occupations

What did your Lawn ancestors do for a living?

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

View Census data for Lawn | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • At Home


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

Lawn Historical Records

What Lawn family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Lawn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lawn census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Lawn

Passenger List

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lawn. 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.

View all Lawn immigration records

Draft Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Lawn. For the veterans among your Lawn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

View all Lawn military records

You've only scratched the surface of Lawn family history.

Lawn Life Expectancy

What is the average Lawn lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Lawn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Lawn in 1951 was 45, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lawn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lawn 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.

Famous Lawn Family Ancestors

Discover the unique achievements of ancestors in your family tree

Famous ancestors img
Look up another name