Lafortune Family History

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Lafortune Name Meaning

French: from fortune + the definite article la, a nickname for a lucky individual (see Fortune).

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


Similar surnames: Fortune, Lacouture, Lafontaine, Laforge, Laforce, Laporte, Lamontagne

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Lafortune Family Origin

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Lafortune Family Occupations

What did your Lafortune ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lafortune family was Saloon. The most common Lafortune occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Lafortune's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lafortune.

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  • Farmer

    38%
  • Laborer

    38%
  • Carpenter

    13%
  • Saloon

    13%

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

Lafortune Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lafortune Life Expectancy

What is the average Lafortune lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Lafortune life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1952, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Lafortune in 1952 was 23, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lafortune

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lafortune 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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