Lacroix Family History

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Lacroix Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived near a cross set up by the roadside or in the marketplace, from French la croix ‘the cross’ (Latin crux, crucis). In some cases the surname may have denoted one who carried the cross in church processions. Compare the English equivalent, Cross. It is a very frequent French Canadian secondary surname, perhaps for a person who swore by the cross, and has also been used independently since 1670.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Larose, Lavoie, Lajoie, Lacour, Leroux, Marois, Laurin, Larkin

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Lacroix Family Origin

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Lacroix Family Occupations

What did your Lacroix ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Byontier Goldsmith, Decorator and Egg Merchant Employing 3 Men were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lacroix. The most common Lacroix occupation in the UK was Byontier Goldsmith. 13% of Lacroix's were Byontier Goldsmiths. A less common occupation for the Lacroix family was Employed At An Egg Merchants.

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  • Byontier Goldsmith

  • Decorator

  • Egg Merchant Employing 3 Men

  • Employed At An Egg Merchants


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Lacroix Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 58,000 census records available for the last name Lacroix. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lacroix census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Lacroix. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Lacroix. For the veterans among your Lacroix ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lacroix Life Expectancy

What is the average Lacroix lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Lacroix life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Lacroix in 1947 was 48, and 73 in 2004.

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