Lavoie Family History

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Lavoie Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived by a road, French voie (Latin via). This is a very common secondary surname in Canada; it was first seen in Cap Rouge in 1667, taken there from Charente Maritime, and has also been used independently since 1690.

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

Similar surnames: Lajoie, Larose, Laporte, Lavene, Savoie, Lavier, Lanoue, Lavin, Lavis

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Lavoie Family Origin

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Lavoie Family Occupations

What did your Lavoie ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Carpenter and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lavoie. A less common occupation for the Lavoie family was Laborer. The most common Lavoie occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Lavoie's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Carpenter

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer


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Lavoie Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 108,000 census records available for the last name Lavoie. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lavoie 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Lavoie. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Lavoie. For the veterans among your Lavoie ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lavoie Life Expectancy

What is the average Lavoie lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Lavoie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lavoie in 1944 was 33, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lavoie

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lavoie 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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