Laundry Family History

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Laundry Name Meaning

metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in wash house, Middle English lavendrie. from the Old French personal name Landri, from a Germanic name composed of the elements land ‘land’ + ric ‘power’.

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

Similar surnames: Landry, Andry, Gundry, Lander, Landin, Lande, Landon, Laufer, Santry

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Laundry Family Origin

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Laundry Family Occupations

What did your Laundry ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, agricultural Labourer, Ag. Lab. and Ag.Lab were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laundry. A less common occupation for the Laundry family was Carpenter. The most common Laundry occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 18% of Laundry's were Agricultural Labourers.

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  • Agricultural Labourer

  • Ag. Lab.

  • Ag.Lab

  • Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Laundry ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Laundry Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 28,000 census records available for the last name Laundry. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laundry 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 698 immigration records available for the last name Laundry. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Laundry. For the veterans among your Laundry ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Laundry Life Expectancy

What is the average Laundry lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Laundry life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Laundry in 1951 was 50, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Laundry

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Laundry 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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