Laffoon Family History

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Laffoon Name Meaning

Southern French (possibly Huguenot): topographic name for someone living near a spring or well; an Americanized form of a southern French pronunciation of Lafont.

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

Similar surnames: Landon, Lafoon, Lahood, Lafon, Barfoot, Layton, Lafond, Lamon, Lawson

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Laffoon Family Origin

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Laffoon Family Occupations

What did your Laffoon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farming and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laffoon. The most common Laffoon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 65% of Laffoon's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Laffoon family was Laborer.

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  • Farmer

  • Farming

  • Blacksmith

  • Laborer


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

Laffoon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Laffoon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laffoon 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 129 immigration records available for the last name Laffoon. 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 Laffoon. For the veterans among your Laffoon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Laffoon Life Expectancy

What is the average Laffoon lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Laffoon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Laffoon in 1951 was 44, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Laffoon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Laffoon 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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