Lauderdale Family History

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Lauderdale Name Meaning

English: habitational name from the valley of Lauderdale, named from Lauder + Old Norse dalr ‘valley’ (Old Danish dal, Old English dæl).

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


Similar surnames: Langdale, Baxendale, Coverdale, Waterfall, Lauder, Alderdice

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Lauderdale Family Origin

Where is the Lauderdale family from?

Lauderdale Family Occupations

What did your Lauderdale ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lauderdale. 22% of Lauderdale men worked as a Farmer and 7% of Lauderdale women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lauderdale were Salesman and Seamstress

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    22%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%
  • Salesman
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    7%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Maid
    6%
  • Seamstress
    6%

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

Lauderdale Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Lauderdale. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lauderdale 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 654 immigration records available for the last name Lauderdale. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Lauderdale. For the veterans among your Lauderdale ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lauderdale Life Expectancy

What is the average Lauderdale lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Lauderdale life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Lauderdale in 1942 was 50, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lauderdale

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