Lajoie Family History

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Lajoie Name Meaning

French Canadian: common secondary surname, also used independently since 1784, from la joie ‘joy’, hence a nickname for a happy, cheerful person.

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


Similar surnames: Lavoie, Larose, Lanoue, Laporte, Dejoie, Lamond, Larowe, Laroe

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Lajoie Family Origin

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Lajoie Family Occupations

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  • Bar Tender

    9%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Gardener

    9%
  • Knitter

    9%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lajoie family was Knitter. Bar Tender, Farmer and Gardener were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lajoie. The most common Lajoie occupation in the USA was Bar Tender. 9% of Lajoie's were Bar Tenders.

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Lajoie Historical Records

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Lajoie Life Expectancy

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