Laplume Family History

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Laplume Name Meaning

French: from plume ‘down’ (soft feathers), with the definite article la; perhaps a metonymic occupation name for a seller of down and feathers; also a habitational name from a place so named in Lot-et-Garonne.

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

Similar surnames: Plume, Lague, Laporte, Lapham, Lagle, Larue, Laprise, Lapre, Laude

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Laplume Family Origin

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Laplume Family Occupations

What did your Laplume ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Bottler and Spinner were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Laplume. 5% of Laplume men worked as a Bottler and 24% of Laplume women worked as a Spinner. Some less common occupations for Americans named Laplume were Assistant Librarian and Coverer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Bottler
  • Cementfinisher
  • Laborer
  • Assistant Librarian

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Spinner
  • Assistant
  • Bottler
  • Coverer

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

Laplume Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Laplume. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laplume 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 278 immigration records available for the last name Laplume. 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 159 military records available for the last name Laplume. For the veterans among your Laplume ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Laplume Life Expectancy

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Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Laplume life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Laplume in 1964 was 67, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Laplume

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