Lajoie Family History

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Lajoie Name Meaning

French Canadian: common secondary surname, also used independently since 1784, from la joie ‘joy’, hence a nickname for a happy, cheerful person.

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


Similar surnames: Lavoie, Larose, Lanoue, Laporte, Dejoie, Lamond, Larowe, Laroe

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Lajoie Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lajoie name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Lajoie. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • France

    43%

  • England & Wales

    25%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    14%

  • Germanic Europe

    4%

  • Italy

    3%

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Lajoie Family Origin

Where is the Lajoie family from?

Lajoie Family Occupations

What did your Lajoie ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Lajoie occupation in the UK was Stone Dresser. 100% of Lajoie's were Stone Dressers.

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  • Stone Dresser

    100%

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

Lajoie Historical Records

What Lajoie family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 23,000 census records available for the last name Lajoie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lajoiecensus 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 Lajoie. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Lajoie. For the veterans among your Lajoie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lajoie Life Expectancy

What is the average Lajoie lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Lajoie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lajoie in 1952 was 48, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lajoie

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lajoie 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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