Lapointe Family History

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Lapointe Name Meaning

French: apparently a nickname for a soldier, from Old French pointe ‘point (of a lance)’. Compare Lance. In Canada this is recorded as a secondary surname (from 1693 in Montreal), which has also been used independently since 1710.

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


Similar surnames: Laporte, Labonte, Laprise, Lavoie, Lajoie, Pointer, Laconte, Leconte

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Lapointe Family Origin

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Lapointe Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Carpenter

    11%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Bakerr Shop

    6%

United States shown, England data unavailable

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lapointe family was Bakerr Shop. Farmer, Carpenter and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lapointe. The most common Lapointe occupation in the USA was Farmer. 17% of Lapointe's were Farmers.

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Lapointe Historical Records

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Lapointe Life Expectancy

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