Lafrance Family History

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Lafrance Name Meaning

French: habitational name given to someone from France, at the time when the name only applied to those lands belonging to the French king (excluding many areas of what is now France), or from the Île de France, a region centered on Paris. It was a surname given to soldiers in the feudal period. In French Canada it is a secondary surname, which has also been used alone since 1714. .

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

Similar surnames: Laprade, Defrance, France, Labranche, Lawrence, Lance, Lalande

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Lafrance Family Origin

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Lafrance Family Occupations

What did your Lafrance ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Servante were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Lafrance. 16% of Lafrance men worked as a Cultivateur and 8% of Lafrance women worked as a Servante. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lafrance were Labourer and Blanchisseuse

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cultivateur
  • Journalier
  • Farmer
  • Labourer

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Servante
  • Institutrice
  • Journalier
  • Blanchisseuse

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Lafrance Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 34,000 census records available for the last name Lafrance. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lafrance 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lafrance. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Lafrance. For the veterans among your Lafrance ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lafrance Life Expectancy

What is the average Lafrance lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Lafrance life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Lafrance in 1949 was 47, and 65 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lafrance

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