Laun Name Meaning

German: habitational name from Laun (Czech name Louny) on the Eger river (Czech Ohre), northwest of Prague.

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


Similar surnames: Lauf, Laub, Laur, Laut, Daun, Lahn, Raun, Lau, Kaun, Laux

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Laun Family Origin

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Laun Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Laborer

    10%
  • Keeping House

    7%
  • Barber

    5%

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In 1880, the most common Laun occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Laun's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laun. A less common occupation for the Laun family was Barber.

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Laun Life Expectancy

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Between 1940 and 2004, Laun life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Laun in 1940 was 61, and 87 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Laun

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