Labrador Family History

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Labrador Name Meaning

Spanish: occupational name for a laborer who worked the land, from an agent derivative of labrar ‘to cultivate (land)’.

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

Similar surnames: Labrada, Brader, Lader, Salvador, Bradner, Lardner, Laredo, Amador

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Labrador Family Origin

Where is the Labrador family from?

Labrador Family Occupations

What did your Labrador ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Basket Maker and Hunter were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Labrador. The most common Labrador occupation in Canada was Basket Maker. 33% of Labrador's were Basket Makers. A less common occupation for the Labrador family was Student.

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  • Basket Maker

  • Hunter

  • Student


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

Labrador Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Labrador Life Expectancy

What is the average Labrador lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Labrador life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Labrador in 1942 was 50, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Labrador

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Labrador 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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