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Laforge Family History

Laforge Name Meaning
French: topographic name for someone who lived by a forge or a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in one; a variant of Forge, with the definite article la.

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

81,569 Historical Documents with Laforge on Ancestry.com
15,971 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,355 Military Records
836 Immigration Records
14,203 Census and Voter Lists
49,204 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Laforge Families

  • Number of Laforge families
     36 - 70
     13 - 35
     1 - 12
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Laforge families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Laforge last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Laforge census records

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Laforge Family Origin

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Laforge Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Laforge

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Laforge Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Laforge census records

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Laforge Civil War Service Records

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