Lawder Family History

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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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Lawder Family Origin

Where is the Lawder family from?

Lawder Family Occupations

What did your Lawder ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Lawder family was Barister. The most common Lawder occupation in Canada was Going To School. 25% of Lawder's were Going To Schools. Going To School, Clerk and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lawder.

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  • Going To School

  • Clerk

  • Farmer

  • Barister


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

Lawder Historical Records

What Lawder family records will you find?

Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Lawder Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lawder

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lawder 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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