Lafountaine Family History

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Lafountaine Name Meaning

Partly Americanized form of French Lafontaine.

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


Similar surnames: Lafountain, Lamountain, Lafontaine, Lafontant, Fountain, Labounty

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Lafountaine Family Origin

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Lafountaine Family Occupations

What did your Lafountaine ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Burnisher and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lafountaine. A less common occupation for the Lafountaine family was Farmer. The most common Lafountaine occupation in the USA was Laborer. 29% of Lafountaine's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    29%
  • Burnisher

    14%
  • Carpenter

    14%
  • Farmer

    14%

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

Lafountaine Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lafountaine Life Expectancy

What is the average Lafountaine lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lafountaine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Lafountaine in 1962 was 80, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lafountaine

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lafountaine 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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