Laycock Family History

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Laycock Name Meaning

English (chiefly Yorkshire): habitational name from Laycock in West Yorkshire or possibly from Lacock in Wiltshire. Both are recorded in Domesday Book as Lacoc and seem to be named with a diminutive of Old English lacu ‘stream’.

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

Similar surnames: Haycock, Haylock, Haddock, Aycock, Claycomb, Lacock, Larcom

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Laycock Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Laycock name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Laycock. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


  • Sweden


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Laycock Family Origin

Where is the Laycock family from?

Laycock Family Occupations

What did your Laycock ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Laycock occupation in the UK was Farmer. 4% of Laycock's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Laycock family was Labourer. Farmer, Coal Miner and Cotton Weaver were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laycock.

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  • Farmer

  • Coal Miner

  • Cotton Weaver

  • Labourer


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

Laycock Historical Records

What Laycock family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 98,000 census records available for the last name Laycock. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laycock 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 8,000 immigration records available for the last name Laycock. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Laycock. For the veterans among your Laycock ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Laycock Life Expectancy

What is the average Laycock lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Laycock life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Laycock in 1942 was 60, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Laycock 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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