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Lamarque Family History

Lamarque Name Meaning

topographic name for someone who lived near a boundary, Old French marque (Germanic marca); or a habitational name from places named Lamarque or La Marque. metonymic nickname for someone with a noticeable birthmark or scar, or for someone who had been disfigured by branding (a relatively common medieval punishment), from Old French marque ‘mark’ (a transferred use of 1).

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


Similar surnames: Lamarca, Lamarre, Labarre, Lamarche, Lagarde, Larue, Ramage, Lamar

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Where is the Lamarque family from?

You can see how Lamarque families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lamarque family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Lamarque families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1840 there were 2 Lamarque families living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Lamarque's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Lamarque families in 1840.
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What did your Lamarque ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Proprietor and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lamarque. 34% of Lamarque men worked as a Proprietor.

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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

  • Proprietor
    34%
  • Weaver
    34%
  • Laborer
    34%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    100%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 895 immigration records available for the last name Lamarque. 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 359 military records available for the last name Lamarque. For the veterans among your Lamarque ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lamarque lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Lamarque life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lamarque in 1961 was 47, and 63 in 2004.

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