William Lauder

14 May 1721–
Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

The Life of William

When William Lauder was christened on 14 May 1721, in Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom, his father, Robert Lauder, was 31 and his mother, Marion Miller, was 26.

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Robert Lauder
Marion Miller
Mary Lauder
David Lauder
Robert Lauder
William Lauder
Margaret Nee Lauder

Parents and Siblings

    Robert Lauder


    Marion Miller




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Name Meaning

Scottish (Borders): habitational name from Lauder in Berwickshire, originally a river name. Compare Lauderdale .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • William Lauder, "Scotland Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"
  • William Lauder, "Scotland, Births and Baptisms, 1564-1950"

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