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Lachance Family History

Lachance Name Meaning
French: secondary surname for Pepin, from la chance ‘luck’, hence a nickname for a lucky person (or ironically, an unlucky one).

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

241,807 Historical Documents with Lachance on Ancestry.com
57,933 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
3,533 Military Records
2,873 Immigration Records
61,224 Census and Voter Lists
116,244 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Lachance Families

  • Number of Lachance families
     51 - 99
     18 - 50
     1 - 17
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Lachance families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Lachance last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Lachance census records

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Lachance Family Origin

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Lachance Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Lachance

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Lachance Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Lachance census records

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Lachance Civil War Service Records

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