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Lalande Family History

Lalande Name Meaning

French: habitational name from two places named Lalande or from La Lande, a more common place name, both referring to a place near a heath, Old French la(u)nde (see Land 2).

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


Similar surnames: Lalonde, Lalanne, Lande, Lagarde, Laplante, Layland, Maland, Nyland

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Where is the Lalande family from?

You can see how Lalande families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lalande family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lalande families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1840 there were 5 Lalande families living in Louisiana. This was about 83% of all the recorded Lalande's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Lalande families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lalande surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lalande ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lalande. 62% of Lalande men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Lalande women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lalande were Mechanic and Housework.

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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
    62%
  • Farmer
    23%
  • Mechanic
    17%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    25%
  • Waitress
    25%
  • New Worker
    25%
  • Housework
    25%
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Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Lalande. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lalande 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 947 immigration records available for the last name Lalande. 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 715 military records available for the last name Lalande. For the veterans among your Lalande ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lalande lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lalande life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lalande in 1962 was 73, and 82 in 2004.

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