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Laclair Name Meaning

North American variant of French Leclair, with use of the feminine article in place of the masculine that is characteristic of French surnames in Canada and New England.

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


Similar surnames: Leclair, Laclaire, Laplace, Langlais, Auclair, Calais, Lallier, Clar

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Laclair Family Origin

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Laclair Family Occupations

What did your Laclair ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Laclair occupation in the USA was Farmer. 29% of Laclair's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Laclair family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laclair.

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  • Farmer

    29%
  • Laborer

    16%
  • Keeping House

    11%
  • Carpenter

    9%

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

Laclair Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Laclair. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laclair 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 Laclair. 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 Laclair. For the veterans among your Laclair ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Laclair Life Expectancy

What is the average Laclair lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Laclair life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Laclair in 1951 was 35, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Laclair

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Laclair 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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