Lafont Family History

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Lafont Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone living near a spring or well (see Font).

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

Similar surnames: Font, Lamont, Laporte, Lafon, Lafond, Labit, Long, Lant, Lemont

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Lafont Family Origin

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Lafont Family Occupations

What did your Lafont ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Harmonium Maker, No Profession (Rectors Wife) and Ship Owner were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lafont. A less common occupation for the Lafont family was Shop Keeper. The most common Lafont occupation in the UK was Harmonium Maker. 25% of Lafont's were Harmonium Makers.

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  • Harmonium Maker

  • No Profession (Rectors Wife)

  • Ship Owner

  • Shop Keeper


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lafont ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lafont Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Lafont. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lafont 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lafont. 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 302 military records available for the last name Lafont. For the veterans among your Lafont ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lafont Life Expectancy

What is the average Lafont lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Lafont life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Lafont in 1964 was 64, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lafont

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lafont ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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