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Lawder Name Meaning

Scottish and northern English: variant spelling of Lauder.

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

Similar surnames: Lowder, Lawter, Larmer, Lander, Laidler, Lauder, Mawyer, Calder

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Where is the Lawder family from?

You can see how Lawder families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lawder family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lawder families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 23 Lawder families living in Ontario. This was about 62% of all the recorded Lawder's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Lawder families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lawder surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lawder ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Laborer and Nurse were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Lawder. .

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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.

Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Nurse
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Lawder. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lawder 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 913 immigration records available for the last name Lawder. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lawder. For the veterans among your Lawder ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lawder lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Lawder life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Lawder in 1963 was 67, and 72 in 2004.

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