Lafleur Family History

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Lafleur Name Meaning

French: ornamental surname borne by servants or soldiers in feudal France, from Old French flor ‘flower’ + the definite article la. Perhaps the most common of the distinguishing names in French Canada, it is associated as a secondary surname with some sixty family names and has been used independently since 1705.

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

Similar surnames: Lafavor, Laclair, Molleur, Wafer, Casler, Madler, Lauter, Lafever

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Lafleur Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lafleur name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Lafleur. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • France


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Norway


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Lafleur Family Origin

Where is the Lafleur family from?

Lafleur Family Occupations

What did your Lafleur ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lafleur. The most common Lafleur occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Lafleur's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lafleur family was Blacksmith.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith


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

Lafleur Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 40,000 census records available for the last name Lafleur. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lafleur 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Lafleur. 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 5,000 military records available for the last name Lafleur. For the veterans among your Lafleur ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lafleur Life Expectancy

What is the average Lafleur lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Lafleur life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Lafleur in 1947 was 29, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lafleur 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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