Laplace Family History

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Laplace Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived in the main market square of a town or village, Old French place (Late Latin platea (via) ‘broad street’, from Greek platys, feminine plateia ‘broad’, ‘wide’).

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

Similar surnames: Place, Laprade, Laporte, Laplante, La Placa, Palace, Lahaye, Lalande

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Laplace Family Origin

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Laplace Family Occupations

What did your Laplace ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Artist, Barber and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laplace. A less common occupation for the Laplace family was Cooper. The most common Laplace occupation in the USA was Artist. 13% of Laplace's were Artists.

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  • Artist

  • Barber

  • Clerk

  • Cooper


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

Laplace Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Laplace. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laplace 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 Laplace. 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 411 military records available for the last name Laplace. For the veterans among your Laplace ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Laplace Life Expectancy

What is the average Laplace lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Laplace life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1976, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Laplace in 1962 was 63, and 63 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Laplace 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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