Lafosse Family History

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Lafosse Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived by a ditch, a variant of Fosse, with the definite article la.

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


Similar surnames: Laforce, Laforge, Delafosse, Laporte, Laforest, Fosse, Labrosse

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Lafosse Family Origin

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Lafosse Family Occupations

What did your Lafosse ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lafosse occupation in the USA was Clerk. 33% of Lafosse's were Clerks. Clerk and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lafosse. A less common occupation for the Lafosse family was Stock Raiser.

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  • Clerk

    33%
  • Laborer

    33%
  • Stock Raiser

    33%

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

Lafosse Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lafosse Life Expectancy

What is the average Lafosse lifespan?

Between 1968 and 2004, in the United States, Lafosse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1969. The average life expectancy for Lafosse in 1968 was 80, and 87 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lafosse

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lafosse 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 Lafosse Family

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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