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Laumer Family History

Laumer Name Meaning

German: from a short form of a Germanic personal name Leudomar, composed with Old High German leod ‘people’ + mar- ‘famous’.

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


Similar surnames: Lauper, Lauser, Gaumer, Lauter, Lauer, Laufer, Tauber, Hammer, Lauber

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Where is the Laumer family from?

You can see how Laumer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Laumer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Laumer families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 2 Laumer families living in Saskatchewan. This was about 67% of all the recorded Laumer's in Canada. Saskatchewan had the highest population of Laumer families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Laumer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Laumer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Laumer. 30% of Laumer men worked as a Farmer and 38% of Laumer women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Laumer were Proprietor and Housekeeper. .

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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

  • Farmer
    30%
  • Laborer
    30%
  • New Worker
    15%
  • Proprietor
    15%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    38%
  • Housewife
    38%
  • Housekeeper
    25%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Laumer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laumer 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 206 immigration records available for the last name Laumer. 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 893 military records available for the last name Laumer. For the veterans among your Laumer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Laumer lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Laumer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Laumer in 1954 was 68, and 91 in 2004.

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