Lao Name Meaning

Chinese : a Cantonese form of Liu 1. Chinese : probably from the name of Lao Mountain in Shandong province, adopted as a surname most likely during the Zhou dynasty (1122–221 bc). Chinese : a Cantonese form of Liu 3. This name is also found in the Philippines. Laotian: unexplained. Tongan: unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Mao, Lau, Lai, Cao, Luo, Bao, Tao, Gao, Rao, Hao

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Lao Family Origin

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Lao Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    100%

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In 1880, the most common Lao occupation in the USA was Laborer. 100% of Lao's were Laborers.

Source: Census data for Lao | Data not to scale

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Lao Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1965 and 2004, Lao life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Lao in 1965 was 83, and 78 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lao

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