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Labarre Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived by a gateway or barrier, from Old French barre ‘bar’, ‘obstruction’ (of obscure origin, possibly akin to the Celtic element barr ‘height’), or a habitational name from Barre-en-Ouche in Eure or Barre-de-Semilly in Manche, both named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Barre, Lamarre, Labrie, Lapierre, Lagarde, Ladage, Labadie, Lazar

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Where is the Labarre family from?

You can see how Labarre families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Labarre family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Labarre families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 8 Labarre families living in Louisiana. This was about 80% of all the recorded Labarre's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Labarre families in 1840.
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What did your Labarre ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Labarre. 23% of Labarre men worked as a Laborer.

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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
    23%
  • Truck Driver
    14%
  • Watchman
    10%
  • Farmer
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    100%
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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Labarre. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Labarre. For the veterans among your Labarre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Labarre lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Labarre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Labarre in 1951 was 49, and 74 in 2004.

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