Lazenby Family History

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Lazenby Name Meaning

Northern English: habitational name from Lazenby in Redcar and Cleveland or Lazonby in Cumbria, both named in Old Norse as ‘freedman’s farm’, or ‘Freedmen’s farm’, from leysingi ‘freedman’ (also used as a nickname and personal name; see Leising) + býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’.

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


Similar surnames: Owenby, Canby, Denby, Danby, Leazenby, Blakeney, Lamey, Lazer

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Lazenby Family Origin

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Lazenby Family Occupations

What did your Lazenby ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lazenby occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Lazenby's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Farm Hand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lazenby. A less common occupation for the Lazenby family was Keeping House.

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Farming

    6%
  • Farm Hand

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

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Lazenby Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lazenby Life Expectancy

What is the average Lazenby lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Lazenby life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Lazenby in 1941 was 38, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lazenby

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