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Lessard Family History

Lessard Name Meaning
French: topographic name for someone who lived in a clearing, Old French essart (Late Latin exsartum, past participle of exsarire ‘to weed out’, ‘grub up’), with the definite article l’, or a habitational name from various places named Lessard or Lessart from this word.

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

319,589 Historical Documents with Lessard on Ancestry.com
65,207 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
4,498 Military Records
3,370 Immigration Records
62,169 Census and Voter Lists
184,345 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Lessard Families

  • Number of Lessard families
     47 - 92
     16 - 46
     1 - 15
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Lessard families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Lessard last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Lessard census records

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Lessard Family Origin

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Lessard Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Lessard

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Lessard Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Lessard census records

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Lessard Civil War Service Records

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