Lais Family History

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Lais Name Meaning

perhaps a nickname from a variant of Middle High German linse ‘gentle’, ‘forbearing’. alternatively, from a short form of the personal name Nikolaus (see Nicholas). This name is found chiefly in MN.

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


Similar surnames: Mais, Lis, Rais, Leis, Lois, Lail, Lans, Lass, Laws, Lai

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Lais Family Origin

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Lais Family Occupations

What did your Lais ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Assurance Agent and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Lais. 10% of Lais men worked as an Assurance Agent and 34% of Lais women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lais were Cook and House Keeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • Assurance Agent
    10%
  • Catcher Steel Steet Works
    10%
  • Chief Accountant
    10%
  • Cook
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    34%
  • Domestic
    12%
  • Home Duties Unpaid
    12%
  • House Keeper
    12%

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

Lais Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Lais. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lais 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 718 immigration records available for the last name Lais. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lais. For the veterans among your Lais ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lais Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Lais life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Lais in 1957 was 46, and 51 in 2004.

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