Laybourn Family History

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Laybourn Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Leyburn in North Yorkshire, so named from an uncertain first element (possibly Old English hleg ‘shelter’) + Old English burna ‘stream’. Leybourne in Kent, which is named from an Old English personal name Lytta + burna, may also have contributed to the surname to some extent, although it is a predominantly northern name.

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

Similar surnames: Alborn, Lamborn, Layton, Rayburn, Harbour, Latour, Raybould, Sabourin

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Laybourn Family Origin

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Laybourn Family Occupations

What did your Laybourn ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Laybourn family was Labourer. Coal Miner, File Cutter and File Cutter (Maker) were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laybourn. The most common Laybourn occupation in the UK was Coal Miner. 10% of Laybourn's were Coal Miners.

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  • Coal Miner

  • File Cutter

  • File Cutter (Maker)

  • Labourer


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

Laybourn Historical Records

What Laybourn family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Laybourn. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laybourn 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 242 immigration records available for the last name Laybourn. 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 540 military records available for the last name Laybourn. For the veterans among your Laybourn ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Laybourn Life Expectancy

What is the average Laybourn lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Laybourn life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Laybourn in 1964 was 76, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Laybourn

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Laybourn 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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