Lawler Family History

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Lawler Name Meaning

Irish (Ulster, Leinster, and Kerry): reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Leathlobhair ‘descendant of Leathlobhar’, a personal name composed of the elements leath ‘half’ (i.e. ‘somewhat’, ‘fairly’) and lobar ‘leprous’, ‘sick’. The name seems to have been originally a byname for a man of unhealthy constitution.

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

Similar surnames: Lawver, Lawyer, Lawley, Lander, Lafler, Lazer, Galler, Laumer, Lakner

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Lawler Family Origin

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Lawler Family Occupations

What did your Lawler ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the UK named Lawler. 3% of Lawler men worked as a General Labourer and 50% of Lawler women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lawler were General Labourer Retired and Unpaid Domestic

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Top Male Occupations in 1939

  • General Labourer
  • Builders Labourer
  • Dock Labourer
  • General Labourer Retired

Top Female Occupations in 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
  • Housewife
  • Incapacitated
  • Unpaid Domestic

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

Lawler Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 118,000 census records available for the last name Lawler. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lawler 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 18,000 immigration records available for the last name Lawler. 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 21,000 military records available for the last name Lawler. For the veterans among your Lawler ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lawler Life Expectancy

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Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Lawler life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1942. The average life expectancy for Lawler in 1941 was 44, and 76 in 2004.

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