Lauro Family History

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Lauro Name Meaning

from the personal name Lauro (from Latin Laurus, meaning ‘laurel’). habitational name from Lauro in Avellino province, or possibly from either of two districts so called: one in Diamente (Cosenza), the other in Sessa Aurunca (Caserta).

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

Similar surnames: Laura, Laur, Lauri, Mauro, Louro, Haro, Lary, Vairo, Lare, Kaur

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Lauro Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lauro name?

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

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  • Italy


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • European Jewish


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Lauro Family Origin

Where is the Lauro family from?

Lauro Family Occupations

What did your Lauro ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lauro family was Shoe Store. Farmer, Fruit Business and Lighterman were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lauro. The most common Lauro occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Lauro's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Fruit Business

  • Lighterman

  • Shoe Store


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

Lauro Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Lauro. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lauro 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Lauro. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lauro. For the veterans among your Lauro ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lauro Life Expectancy

What is the average Lauro lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Lauro life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Lauro in 1945 was 53, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lauro

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lauro 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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