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Lave Name Meaning

Americanized form of German Löwe (see Loewe ). Danish: from the personal name Lave an old variant of Lauge from Latin Lago of uncertain origin.

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


Similar surnames: Lage, Cave, Lane, Love, Lake, Nave, Laver, Lade, Lare, Rave

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Where is the Lave family from?

You can see how Lave families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lave family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lave families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 47 Lave families living in London. This was about 17% of all the recorded Lave's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Lave families in 1891.
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What did your Lave ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Unpaid Domestic Duties was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Lave. 100% of Lave 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
    100%
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Census Records

There are 11,000 census records available for the last name Lave. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lave 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 873 immigration records available for the last name Lave. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lave. For the veterans among your Lave ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lave lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Lave life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lave in 1959 was 59, and 88 in 2004.

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