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Ladue Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Ledoux ‘the gentle the sweet’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Laduke, Lague, Lahue, Larue, Ladage, Lampe, Lande, Lade, Radke, Laude

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Where is the Ladue family from?

You can see how Ladue families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ladue family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Ladue families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 45 Ladue families living in New York. This was about 85% of all the recorded Ladue's in USA. New York had the highest population of Ladue families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ladue surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ladue ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ladue. 27% of Ladue men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Ladue women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ladue were Truck Driver and Housework. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    27%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Carpenter
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Housewife
    17%
  • Waitress
    10%
  • Housework
    10%
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Ladue. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ladue census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 713 immigration records available for the last name Ladue. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Ladue. For the veterans among your Ladue ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ladue lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Ladue life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ladue in 1946 was 50, and 88 in 2004.

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