Outlaw Family History

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Outlaw Name Meaning

English: nickname from Middle English outlawe ‘outlaw’ (from Old Norse útlagi). (When a sentence of outlawry was passed on someone in the Middle Ages it meant that they no longer had the protection of the law.) According to Reaney and Wilson this was also occasionally used as a personal name; they cite the example of someone called Hutlage.

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

Similar surnames: Oatman, Cutler, Putman, Ludlow, Ulan, Ousley, Rutland, Gutman, Outman

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Outlaw Family Origin

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Outlaw Family Occupations

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

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Keeping House


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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Outlaw family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Outlaw. The most common Outlaw occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Outlaw's were Farmers.

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Outlaw Life Expectancy

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