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Lairson Name Meaning

Altered form of Larison or Larrison surnames of Danish origin. In some cases however it is derived directly from Swedish Larsson and Danish or Norwegian Larsen .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Larison, Larson, Larrison, Parson, Lawson, Laursen, Lageson, Larsen

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Where is the Lairson family from?

You can see how Lairson families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lairson family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Lairson families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 10 Lairson families living in Cheshire. This was about 37% of all the recorded Lairson's in United Kingdom. Cheshire had the highest population of Lairson families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lairson surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lairson ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Lairson. 100% of Lairson women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lairson. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lairson census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 110 immigration records available for the last name Lairson. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Australia, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 430 military records available for the last name Lairson. For the veterans among your Lairson ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lairson lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Lairson life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Lairson in 1958 was 76, and 78 in 2004.

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