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Lagrave Name Meaning

habitational name from someone from Lagrave (Hautes-Alpes) named with grave ‘gravel’, or topographic name from this word. nickname for a solemn person, from French grave ‘solemn’, ‘serious’.

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


Similar surnames: Grave, Larive, Laprade, Lagree, Labrie, Graven, Graves, Lafave

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Lagrave Family Origin

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Lagrave Family Occupations

What did your Lagrave ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lagrave family was Farmer. The most common Lagrave occupation in the USA was Laborer. 18% of Lagrave's were Laborers. Laborer, Carpenter and Clerk In Clothing Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lagrave.

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  • Laborer

    18%
  • Carpenter

    9%
  • Clerk In Clothing Store

    9%
  • Farmer

    9%

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

Lagrave Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lagrave Life Expectancy

What is the average Lagrave lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lagrave life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1992, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Lagrave in 1962 was 74, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lagrave

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lagrave 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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