Laughlin Family History

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Laughlin Name Meaning

Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Lochlainn ‘descendant of Lochlann’, a personal name meaning ‘stranger’, originally a term denoting Scandinavia (a compound of loch ‘lake’, ‘fjord’ + lann ‘land’). Many Irish bearers of the name claim descent from Lochlann, a 10th century lord of Corcomroe, County Clare.

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


Similar surnames: Loughlin, Mclaughlin, O'laughlin, O'loughlin, Caughlin, Coughlin

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Laughlin Family Origin

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Laughlin Family Occupations

What did your Laughlin ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Laughlin. 49% of Laughlin men worked as a Farmer and 23% of Laughlin women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Laughlin were Laborer and Cora At Home

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Farmer
    49%
  • Labourer
    20%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Laborer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Clerk
    23%
  • Stenographer
    17%
  • Nurse
    17%
  • Cora At Home
    12%

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

Laughlin Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 213,000 census records available for the last name Laughlin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laughlin 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 28,000 immigration records available for the last name Laughlin. 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 32,000 military records available for the last name Laughlin. For the veterans among your Laughlin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Laughlin Life Expectancy

What is the average Laughlin lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Laughlin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Laughlin in 1942 was 28, and 72 in 2004.

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