Lafoy Family History

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Lafoy Name Meaning

French: nickname for a pious person, a variant of Foy, with the definite article la.

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


Similar surnames: Foy, Laroy, Lacoy, Leroy, Lamy, Lamey, Lavoy, Lafon, Lagoy, Lally

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Lafoy Family Origin

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Lafoy Family Occupations

What did your Lafoy ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Book Keeper were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lafoy. A less common occupation for the Lafoy family was Farm Laborer. The most common Lafoy occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Lafoy's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    46%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Book Keeper

    8%
  • Farm Laborer

    8%

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

Lafoy Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lafoy Life Expectancy

What is the average Lafoy lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Lafoy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Lafoy in 1960 was 26, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lafoy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lafoy 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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