Laba Family History

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Laba Name Meaning

Polish (Laba): nickname from Polish dialect laba ‘paw’, standard Polish lapa.

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

Similar surnames: Lapa, Haba, Lada, Baba, Gaba, Lata, Raba, Tara, Labat, Lana

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Laba Family Origin

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Laba Family Occupations

What did your Laba ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Laba occupation in Canada was Forgeron. 100% of Laba's were Forgerons.

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  • Forgeron


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

Laba Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Laba. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laba 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Laba. 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 499 military records available for the last name Laba. For the veterans among your Laba ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Laba Life Expectancy

What is the average Laba lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Laba life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Laba in 1953 was 59, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Laba 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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