Lawry Family History

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Lawry Name Meaning

Northern Irish and English: from a pet form of Lawrence.

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


Similar surnames: Lowry, Larry, Laury, Lory, Lowery, Lowrey, Lary, Law, Gary, Lowary

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Lawry Family Origin

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Lawry Family Occupations

What did your Lawry ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lawry occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Lawry's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lawry. A less common occupation for the Lawry family was Farm Laborer.

View Census data for Lawry | Data not to scale

  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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

Lawry Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lawry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lawry 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 Lawry

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Lawry. 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 Lawry. For the veterans among your Lawry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lawry Life Expectancy

What is the average Lawry lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Lawry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Lawry in 1947 was 34, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lawry

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lawry 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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