Laitinen Family History

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Laitinen Name Meaning

Finnish: from the personal name Laiti, of Germanic origin, + the common surname suffix -nen. This name is found mainly in eastern and central Finland.

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


Similar surnames: Tahtinen, Lampinen, Lehtinen, Hanninen, Raisanen, Waisanen, Jarvinen

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Laitinen Family Origin

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Laitinen Family Occupations

What did your Laitinen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Laitinen. 37% of Laitinen men worked as a Laborer and 28% of Laitinen women worked as a Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Laitinen were Miner and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    37%
  • Farmer
    23%
  • New Worker
    12%
  • Miner
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Nurse
    28%
  • Maid
    14%
  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Servant
    10%

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

Laitinen Historical Records

What Laitinen family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Laitinen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laitinen 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Laitinen. 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 529 military records available for the last name Laitinen. For the veterans among your Laitinen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Laitinen Life Expectancy

What is the average Laitinen lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Laitinen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Laitinen in 1954 was 67, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Laitinen

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Laitinen 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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