Laprise Family History

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Laprise Name Meaning

French Canadian: secondary surname, which has been used independently since 1734, from prise ‘catch,’ ‘taking’, with the definite article la; perhaps a nickname for a hunter or a soldier. It is sometimes rendered La Priest.

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


Similar surnames: Larose, Lajoie, Larive, Laperle, Prime, Lavoie, Lapine, Laprade

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Laprise Family Origin

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Laprise Family Occupations

What did your Laprise ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Fils De Cultivateur were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Laprise. 31% of Laprise men worked as a Cultivateur and 19% of Laprise women worked as a Fils De Cultivateur. Some less common occupations for Americans named Laprise were Farmer and Cultivateur

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cultivateur
    31%
  • Journalier
    15%
  • Fils De Cultivateur
    9%
  • Farmer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Fils De Cultivateur
    19%
  • Servante
    19%
  • Chainiste
    10%
  • Cultivateur
    10%

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

Laprise Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Laprise. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laprise 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 411 immigration records available for the last name Laprise. 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 361 military records available for the last name Laprise. For the veterans among your Laprise ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Laprise Life Expectancy

What is the average Laprise lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Laprise life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Laprise in 1957 was 46, and 75 in 2003.

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