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Laro Family History

Laro Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Canadian Lareau .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Faro, Laroy, Lame, Lage, Lary, Lao, Zaro, Lard, Caro, Labo

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Where is the Laro family from?

You can see how Laro families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Laro family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Laro families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 8 Laro families living in Alberta. This was about 44% of all the recorded Laro's in Canada. Alberta had the highest population of Laro families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Laro surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Laro ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Laro. 68% of Laro men worked as a Laborer and 40% of Laro women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Laro were Proprietor and Housework. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Painter
  • Farmer
  • Proprietor

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Teacher
  • House Work
  • Housework
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Laro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laro census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 476 immigration records available for the last name Laro. 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 Cards

There are 535 military records available for the last name Laro. For the veterans among your Laro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Laro lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2003, in the United States, Laro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Laro in 1963 was 73, and 77 in 2003.

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