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Lauro Family History

Lauro Name Meaning

Italian:: from the personal name Lauro from Latin Laurus (meaning ‘laurel’) borne by various minor early Christian saints. habitational name from Lauro in Avellino province or possibly from either of two districts so called: one in Diamente (Cosenza) the other in Sessa Aurunca (Caserta).

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


Similar surnames: Laura, Laur, Lauri, Mauro, Louro, Haro, Lary, Vairo, Lare, Kaur

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Where is the Lauro family from?

You can see how Lauro families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lauro family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Lauro families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 11 Lauro families living in Lancashire. This was about 58% of all the recorded Lauro's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Lauro families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lauro surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lauro ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lauro. 14% of Lauro men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Lauro women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lauro were Fisherman and Machine Operator. .

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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
    14%
  • Clerk
    9%
  • Proprietor
    8%
  • Fisherman
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Operator
    13%
  • Housewife
    11%
  • Seamstress
    11%
  • Machine Operator
    7%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Lauro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lauro 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Lauro. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lauro. For the veterans among your Lauro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lauro lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Lauro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Lauro in 1945 was 53, and 76 in 2004.

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