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Laforge Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived by a forge or a metonymic occupational name for someone who worked in one; a variant of Forge, with the definite article la.

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


Similar surnames: Laforce, Laporte, Forge, Lafosse, Lorge, Laborde, Lage, Lafarge

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Laforge Family Origin

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Laforge Family Occupations

What did your Laforge ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Laforge occupation in the USA was Farmer. 26% of Laforge's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Laforge family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laforge.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • Laborer

    14%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Keeping House

    4%

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

Laforge Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Laforge Life Expectancy

What is the average Laforge lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Laforge life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Laforge in 1950 was 30, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Laforge

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Laforge 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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