Lab Name Meaning

German: perhaps a habitational name for someone from Labe in Bohemia or Laabe in Bavaria, both named with German Lab ‘rennet’.

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


Similar surnames: Lay, Laub, Lau, Laib, Lax, Laas, Way, Lam, Lan, Law

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Lab Family Origin

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Lab Family Occupations

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In 1940, Laborer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lab. 32% of Lab men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Lab women worked as a Nurse. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lab were Clerk and Housekeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    32%
  • Truck Driver
    27%
  • Timekeeper
    11%
  • Clerk
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Nurse
    50%
  • Housekeeper
    50%

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

Lab Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Lab. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lab 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 484 immigration records available for the last name Lab. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Lab. For the veterans among your Lab ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lab Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Lab life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Lab in 1964 was 67, and 81 in 2004.

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