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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 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

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37,992 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,444 Military Records
3,415 Immigration Records
27,282 Census and Voter Lists
77,859 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Latour Families

  • Number of Latour families
     30 - 58
     11 - 29
     1 - 10
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Latour families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Latour last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Latour census records

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Latour Family Origin

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Latour Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Latour

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Latour Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Latour census records

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Latour Civil War Service Records

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