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Laufer Name Meaning

German: habitational name for someone from a place called Lauf. German (Läufer) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a messenger or a nickname for a fast runner, from an agent derivative of Middle High German loufen, German laufen ‘to run’. English: variant of Laver.

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


Similar surnames: Lauer, Lauser, Kaufer, Lander, Lauter, Lauper, Glauber, Maurer, Mauer

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Laufer Family Origin

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Laufer Family Occupations

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  • Shoe Maker

    100%

In 1881, the most common Laufer occupation in Canada was Shoe Maker. 100% of Laufer's were Shoe Makers.

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Laufer Historical Records

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Laufer Life Expectancy

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