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 1880, the most common Lafon occupation in the USA was Farmer. 53% of Lafon's were Farmers. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lafon. A less common occupation for the Lafon family was Barber.

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  • Farmer

    53%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Barber

    3%

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

Lafon Historical Records

What Lafon family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 3,000 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.

Search 1940's US census records for Lafon

Passenger List

There are 642 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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lafon

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.

Famous Lafon Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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