Laferriere Family History

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Laferriere Name Meaning

French (Laferrière): habitational name from a number of places so called, indicating the presence of iron mines or ironworking forges, from fer ‘iron’. Compare Portuguese Ferreira, Spanish Herrera.

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

Similar surnames: Laperriere, Laverdiere, Ferrier, Laverdure, Lariviere, Barriere

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Laferriere Family Origin

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Laferriere Family Occupations

What did your Laferriere ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Laferriere family was At Home. The most common Laferriere occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 27% of Laferriere's were Carpenters. Carpenter, Laborer and Works In Cotton Mill were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laferriere.

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  • Carpenter

  • Laborer

  • Works In Cotton Mill

  • At Home


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Laferriere Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Laferriere Life Expectancy

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Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Laferriere life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Laferriere in 1961 was 56, and 71 in 2004.

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