Laakso Family History

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Laakso Name Meaning

Finnish: from laakso ‘valley’, generally an ornamental name adopted during the name conversion movement of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Often, it was adopted by Finnish bearers of Swedish names containing the Swedish element dal ‘valley’.

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


Similar surnames: Lakso, Raak, Lacko, Laake, Laabs, Laas, Luks, Ladas, Faas, Leano

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Laakso Family Origin

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Laakso Family Occupations

What did your Laakso ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Laakso. 15% of Laakso men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Laakso women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Laakso were Miner and Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    15%
  • Carpenter
    14%
  • Farmer
    9%
  • Miner
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    15%
  • Housework
    8%
  • Cook
    6%
  • Domestic
    6%

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

Laakso Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Laakso. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laakso 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Laakso. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 646 military records available for the last name Laakso. For the veterans among your Laakso ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Laakso Life Expectancy

What is the average Laakso lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Laakso life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Laakso in 1957 was 47, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Laakso

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