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Latour Family History

Latour Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived near a tower usually a defensive fortification or watchtower from Old French tūr; or a habitational name from any of various places called Latour or La Tour named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Lacour, Lanoue, Laur, Lajoie, Luton, Bator, Latner, Lancour, Badour

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Where is the Latour family from?

You can see how Latour families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Latour family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Latour families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1891 there were 3 Latour families living in London. This was 100% of all the recorded Latour's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Latour families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Latour surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Latour ancestors do for a living?

In 1939, Private Means was the top reported job for people in the United Kingdom named Latour. 50% of Latour women worked as a Private Means. .

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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.

Top Female Occupations In 1939

  • Private Means
    50%
  • Unpaid Domestic Duties
    50%
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Census Records

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Latour. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Latour census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Latour. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Latour. For the veterans among your Latour ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Latour lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Latour life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Latour in 1953 was 44, and 74 in 2004.

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