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Laforge Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived by a forge or a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in one; a variant of Forge, with the definite article la.

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


Similar surnames: Laforce, Laporte, Forge, Lafosse, Lorge, Laborde, Lage, Lafarge

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Laforge Family Origin

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Laforge Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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In 1880, the most common Laforge occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Laforge's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Laforge family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laforge.

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