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Outlaw Name Meaning

English (East Anglia): nickname from Middle English outlawe ‘outlaw’ (from Old Norse útlagi). When a sentence of outlawry was passed on someone in the Middle Ages it meant that they no longer had the protection of the law.

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


Similar surnames: Oatman, Cutler, Putman, Ludlow, Ulan, Ousley, Rutland, Gutman, Outman

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Where is the Outlaw family from?

You can see how Outlaw families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Outlaw family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Outlaw families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 26 Outlaw families living in North Carolina. This was about 43% of all the recorded Outlaw's in USA. North Carolina had the highest population of Outlaw families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Outlaw surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Outlaw ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Outlaw. 32% of Outlaw men worked as a Farmer and 10% of Outlaw women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Outlaw were Farm Laborer and Farm Laborer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
    32%
  • Laborer
    25%
  • Farming
    7%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    10%
  • Cook
    8%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%
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Census Records

There are 25,000 census records available for the last name Outlaw. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Outlaw census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 707 immigration records available for the last name Outlaw. 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 Cards

There are 6,000 military records available for the last name Outlaw. For the veterans among your Outlaw ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Outlaw lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Outlaw life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Outlaw in 1941 was 37, and 77 in 2004.

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