Lachance Family History

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Lachance Name Meaning

French: secondary surname for Pepin, from la chance ‘luck’, hence a nickname for a lucky person (or ironically, an unlucky one).

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


Similar surnames: Lacharite, Lafrance, Chance, Labranche, Bachand, Lachney, Laplante

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Lachance Family Origin

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Lachance Family Occupations

What did your Lachance ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lachance occupation in the USA was Farmer. 13% of Lachance's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lachance family was Farmer & Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lachance.

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  • Farmer

    13%
  • Laborer

    8%
  • Blacksmith

    5%
  • Farmer & Carpenter

    5%

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

Lachance Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lachance. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lachance census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Lachance. 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 Card

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

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Lachance Life Expectancy

What is the average Lachance lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Lachance life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Lachance in 1945 was 25, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lachance

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lachance ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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