Lawes Name Meaning

English (chiefly southern): patronymic from Law 1.

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


Similar surnames: Laws, Lowes, Dawes, Hawes, Lakes, Lanes, Hewes, Cates, Lake, Bayes

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Lawes Family Origin

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Lawes Family Occupations

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  • Agricultural Labourer

    9%
  • Annuitant

    3%
  • Bricklayer

    3%
  • Farm Labourer

    2%

In 1881, Agricultural Labourer, Annuitant and Bricklayer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lawes. A less common occupation for the Lawes family was Farm Labourer. The most common Lawes occupation in the UK was Agricultural Labourer. 9% of Lawes's were Agricultural Labourers.

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Lawes Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, Lawes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1967. The average life expectancy for Lawes in 1959 was 54, and 54 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lawes

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