Lafitte Family History

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Lafitte Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived near a boundary mark, Old French fitte (Late Latin fixta petra ‘fixed stone’, from the past participle of figere ‘to fix or fasten’), or habitational name from any of several places in western France named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Lavigne, Labit, Laporte, Matte, Lafayette, Platte, Parfitt, Laine

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Lafitte Family Origin

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Lafitte Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • At Home

    5%
  • Carpenter

    5%
  • Cigar Maker

    5%

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In 1880, Farmer, At Home and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lafitte. The most common Lafitte occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Lafitte's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lafitte family was Cigar Maker.

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Lafitte Life Expectancy

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