Lauer Name Meaning

German, Alsatian, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): nickname from Middle High German lure, German Lauer ‘crafty or cunning person’, ‘cheat’ (apparently originally ‘one with narrowed eyes’). German: occupational name for a tanner, Middle High German lower, from lo ‘tannin’, which is extracted from the bark of trees. South German: habitational name from Lauer in Franconia, named from the stream on which it stands.

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


Similar surnames: Bauer, Laufer, Mauer, Lauser, Sauer, Lauter, Tauer, Lader, Layer

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Lauer Family Origin

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Lauer Family Occupations

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  • Cooper

    40%
  • Journeyman

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Servant

    20%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Lauer family was Servant. The most common Lauer occupation in Canada was Cooper. 40% of Lauer's were Coopers. Cooper, Journeyman and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lauer.

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Between 1944 and 2004, Lauer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Lauer in 1944 was 27, and 74 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lauer

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