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Laurita Name Meaning

Italian: feminine form of Laurito. The feminine form is probably due to the influence of the Italian word famiglia ‘family’.

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


Similar surnames: Laurito, Lauri, Lauria, Laurin, Laurich, Laurion, Mauri, Arata, Maura

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Where is the Laurita family from?

You can see how Laurita families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Laurita family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Laurita families were found in USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 13 Laurita families living in New York. This was about 57% of all the recorded Laurita's in USA. New York had the highest population of Laurita families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Laurita surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Laurita ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Laurita. 64% of Laurita men worked as a Laborer and 100% of Laurita women worked as a Housewife. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    64%
  • Mill Worker
    19%
  • New Worker
    19%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    100%
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What Laurita family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 573 census records available for the last name Laurita. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laurita census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 206 immigration records available for the last name Laurita. 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 Cards

There are 239 military records available for the last name Laurita. For the veterans among your Laurita ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Laurita lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Laurita life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Laurita in 1964 was 87, and 95 in 2004.

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