La Name Meaning

Vietnamese (La and Lã): two Vietnamese names, both unexplained.

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


Similar surnames: Lo, Ha, Ly, Le, Lai, Ba, Ma, Ta, Lua, Lam

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La Family Origin

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La Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your La ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

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  • Planter

    67%
  • Farm Laborer

    33%

In 1880, the most common La occupation in the USA was Planter. 67% of La's were Planters. Planter and Farm Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by La.

Source: Census data for La | Data not to scale

La Historical Records

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La Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1980 and 2004, La life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for La in 1980 was 57, and 83 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for La

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