Latour Family History

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Latour Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived near a tower, usually a defensive fortification or watchtower, from Old French tur; or a habitational name from various places called Latour or La Tour. This is a French Canadian secondary surname, which has also been used independently since 1705.

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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Latour Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Latour name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Latour. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • France


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Latour Family Origin

Where is the Latour family from?

Latour Family Occupations

What did your Latour ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Latour occupation in the UK was Annuitant. 50% of Latour's were Annuitants. Annuitant and Lodging House Keeper were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Latour.

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  • Annuitant

  • Lodging House Keeper


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

Latour Historical Records

What Latour family records will you find?

Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Latour Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Latour

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Latour 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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