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Lawerence Family History

Lawerence Name Meaning

English: variant of Lawrence .

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


Similar surnames: Lawrance, Laurence, Lawrence, Laurance, Lowrance, Lorance, Lawrenson

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Where is the Lawerence family from?

You can see how Lawerence families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lawerence family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lawerence families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 23 Lawerence families living in Lancashire. This was about 15% of all the recorded Lawerence's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Lawerence families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lawerence surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lawerence ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, General Labourer and Unpaid Domestic Duties were the top reported jobs for men and women in the United Kingdom named Lawerence. 16% of Lawerence men worked as a General Labourer and 83% of Lawerence women worked as an Unpaid Domestic Duties. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lawerence were Gardener and Unemployed. .

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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 Male Occupations In 1939

  • General Labourer
    16%
  • Railway Signalman
    11%
  • Farm Labourer Heavy Worker
    11%
  • Gardener
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    83%
  • Unpaid Domestic
    4%
  • Housewife
    3%
  • Unemployed
    2%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 623 immigration records available for the last name Lawerence. 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 Lawerence. For the veterans among your Lawerence ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lawerence lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Lawerence life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Lawerence in 1964 was 64, and 69 in 2004.

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