Laurin Family History

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Laurin Name Meaning

French: diminutive or pet form of Laur 1 and 2. It may also be a reduced and altered form of Scottish McLaren. Possibly also an Americanized spelling of Slovenian Lavrin, derivative of the personal name Lavrencij, Latin Laurentius (see Lawrence).

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


Similar surnames: Lauri, Laurie, Lauren, Laurion, Maurin, Laurain, Lakin, Laurino

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Laurin Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Laurin name?

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

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  • France

    34%

  • England & Wales

    27%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    14%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    4%

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Laurin Family Origin

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Laurin Family Occupations

What did your Laurin ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Laurin occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 30% of Laurin's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Journalier and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laurin. A less common occupation for the Laurin family was Farmer.

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  • Cultivateur

    30%
  • Journalier

    14%
  • Going To School

    4%
  • Farmer

    3%

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

Laurin Historical Records

What Laurin family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Laurin. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laurin 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Laurin. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Laurin. For the veterans among your Laurin ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Laurin Life Expectancy

What is the average Laurin lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Laurin life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Laurin in 1956 was 57, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Laurin

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Laurin 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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