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Lamarre Name Meaning

French: habitational name from any of the places in Normandy called La Mare, from Old Northern French mare ‘pool’, ‘pond’ (Old Norse marr).

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


Similar surnames: Labarre, Lamarque, Lagarde, Lamar, Barre, Lalande, Marre, Maire

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Where is the Lamarre family from?

You can see how Lamarre families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lamarre family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Lamarre families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1840 there was 1 Lamarre family living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Lamarre's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Lamarre families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lamarre surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lamarre ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lamarre. 26% of Lamarre men worked as a Laborer and 31% of Lamarre women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lamarre were Partner and Operator.

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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
    26%
  • Operator
    11%
  • Painter
    11%
  • Partner
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
    31%
  • Laborer
    24%
  • Teacher
    16%
  • Operator
    16%
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Census Records

There are 17,000 census records available for the last name Lamarre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lamarre 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 Lamarre. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lamarre. For the veterans among your Lamarre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lamarre lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Lamarre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Lamarre in 1954 was 65, and 75 in 2004.

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