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Origin Of The Surname Laver

Meaning Of The Surname Laver

Laundry Worker

Interesting Facts About Laver

Laver is an English occupational surname and was given to a person who ran a towns laundry. However the word itself comes from France and would have been introduced to Britain by invading Normans. In France the word ‘lavandier’ described a person who washed raw wool to be made into a yarn. This term was brought to Britain where it was later adopted to refer to laundrettes.

Laver Statistics

Laver is the number 1767 ranked surname in the United Kingdom. According to our statistics around 6,133 share the surname Laver in the UK.

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