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Lagrange Family History

Lagrange Name Meaning

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

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


Similar surnames: Grange, Lagrave, Degrange, Laplante, Lapage, Loranger, Laprade

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Where is the Lagrange family from?

You can see how Lagrange families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lagrange family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Lagrange families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 29 Lagrange families living in New York. This was about 62% of all the recorded Lagrange's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Lagrange families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lagrange surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lagrange ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Bookkeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lagrange. 30% of Lagrange men worked as a Laborer and 24% of Lagrange women worked as a Bookkeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lagrange were Crop Farmer and Seamstress.

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    30%
  • Farmer
    20%
  • Salesman
    6%
  • Crop Farmer
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Bookkeeper
    24%
  • Secretary
    18%
  • Waitress
    12%
  • Seamstress
    12%
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Census Records

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Lagrange. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lagrange census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lagrange. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Lagrange. For the veterans among your Lagrange ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lagrange lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Lagrange life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Lagrange in 1946 was 37, and 70 in 2004.

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