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Lazo Name Meaning

Galician: habitational name from Lazo in A Coruña province. Spanish: nickname from Spanish lazo ‘hair ribbon’, ‘shoe lace’.

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


Similar surnames: Lazos, Mazo, Razo, Lanzo, Lago, Laza, Lagos, Cano, Lazio, Lao

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Where is the Lazo family from?

You can see how Lazo families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lazo family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1871 and 1920. The most Lazo families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there was 1 Lazo family living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Lazo's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Lazo families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lazo surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lazo ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Fruit Peeler were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lazo. 50% of Lazo men worked as a Laborer and 50% of Lazo women worked as a Fruit Peeler. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lazo were Machinist and Maid. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    50%
  • Carpenter
    6%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Machinist
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Fruit Peeler
    50%
  • Maid
    50%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Lazo. 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 781 military records available for the last name Lazo. For the veterans among your Lazo ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lazo lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Lazo life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Lazo in 1942 was 24, and 71 in 2004.

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