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Lanoue Family History

Lanoue Surname Meaning

French: habitational name from La Noue the name of several places in the northern part of France derived from the Gaulish word nauda ‘water meadow boggy place’. Compare Lanoux and Lenoue .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Latour, Lande, Larose, Lajoie, Lanese, Lague, Lannoye, Lavoie, Larue

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Where is the Lanoue family from?

You can see how Lanoue families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lanoue family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lanoue families were found in USA in 1920. In 1891 there were 3 Lanoue families living in Lanarkshire. This was 100% of all the recorded Lanoue's in Scotland. Lanarkshire had the highest population of Lanoue families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lanoue surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lanoue ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lanoue. 18% of Lanoue men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Lanoue women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lanoue were Truck Driver and Domestic. .

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

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    18%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Salesman
    13%
  • Truck Driver
    11%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    25%
  • Clerk
    25%
  • Housework
    17%
  • Domestic
    17%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 578 immigration records available for the last name Lanoue. 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 Cards

There are 987 military records available for the last name Lanoue. For the veterans among your Lanoue ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lanoue lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Lanoue life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Lanoue in 1955 was 59, and 76 in 2004.

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