Laurent Family History

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Laurent Name Meaning

French: from a vernacular form of the Latin personal name Laurentius (see Lawrence).

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

Similar surnames: Lauren, Laurens, Laurin, Lauri, Laurence, Lafrenz, Laurenzo, Laureano

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Laurent Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Laurent name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Laurent. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • France


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


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Laurent Family Origin

Where is the Laurent family from?

Laurent Family Occupations

What did your Laurent ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Laurent family was Couturiere. The most common Laurent occupation in Canada was School. 17% of Laurent's were Schools. School, Farmer and Cultivateur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laurent.

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  • School

  • Farmer

  • Cultivateur

  • Couturiere


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Laurent ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Laurent Historical Records

What Laurent family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Laurent. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laurent 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 9,000 immigration records available for the last name Laurent. 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 6,000 military records available for the last name Laurent. For the veterans among your Laurent ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Laurent Life Expectancy

What is the average Laurent lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Laurent life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Laurent in 1946 was 46, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Laurent

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Laurent ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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