Lafon Family History

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Lafon Name Meaning

French: variant of Lafont. Compare Laffoon.

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


Similar surnames: Lafoon, Lafond, Lafoy, Lamon, Ligon, Baron, Lafont, Lamond, Lebon

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Lafon Family Origin

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Lafon Family Occupations

What did your Lafon ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lafon. 15% of Lafon men worked as a Farmer and 14% of Lafon women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lafon were Farming and Bookkeeper

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    15%
  • Laborer
    12%
  • Carpenter
    4%
  • Farming
    3%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Housewife
    8%
  • Waitress
    8%
  • Bookkeeper
    6%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Lafon Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Lafon. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lafon 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lafon. 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 Lafon. For the veterans among your Lafon ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lafon Life Expectancy

What is the average Lafon lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Lafon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lafon in 1943 was 41, and 87 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lafon 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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