Lawther Family History

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Lawther Name Meaning

Scottish, northern Irish, and northern English: variant of Lauder.

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

Similar surnames: Lawter, Lawder, Lather, Lowther, Arther, Lattner, Gaither, Panther

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Lawther Family Origin

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Lawther Family Occupations

What did your Lawther ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer and Clerck were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lawther. The most common Lawther occupation in Canada was Farmer. 67% of Lawther's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Clerck


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

Lawther Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Lawther. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lawther 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lawther. 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 684 military records available for the last name Lawther. For the veterans among your Lawther ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lawther Life Expectancy

What is the average Lawther lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Lawther life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1965, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lawther in 1959 was 62, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lawther 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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