Laza Family History

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Laza Name Meaning

Galician: habitational name from Laza, a town in Galicia, in northwest Spain.

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


Similar surnames: Lata, Loza, Lapa, Lazo, Plaza, Lama, Lara, Daza, Laas, Maia

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Laza Family Origin

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Laza Family Occupations

What did your Laza ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Laza. 21% of Laza men worked as a Farmer and 18% of Laza women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Laza were New Worker and Cocinera

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    21%
  • Laborer
    13%
  • Proprietor
    6%
  • New Worker
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    18%
  • Farm Laborer
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Cocinera
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Laza Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Laza. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laza 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 794 immigration records available for the last name Laza. 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 543 military records available for the last name Laza. For the veterans among your Laza ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Laza Life Expectancy

What is the average Laza lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Laza life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1981, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Laza in 1953 was 60, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Laza

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Laza 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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