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Laperriere Family History

Laperriere Name Meaning

French (Laperrière): topographic name from Old French perriere ‘quarry’ (Latin petraria), with the definite article la; or a habitational name from a place named with this word, as for example Laperrière-sur-Saône or La Perrière.

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


Similar surnames: Laverdiere, Lapierre, Laferriere, Lariviere, Perrier, Larrieu

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Where is the Laperriere family from?

You can see how Laperriere families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Laperriere family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Laperriere families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1920 there were 4 Laperriere families living in Massachusetts. This was about 33% of all the recorded Laperriere's in the USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Laperriere families in 1920.
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What did your Laperriere ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Furniture Mover and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Laperriere. 24% of Laperriere men worked as a Furniture Mover.

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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

  • Furniture Mover
    24%
  • Trucker
    16%
  • Helper
    16%
  • Cutter
    16%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    100%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Laperriere. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laperriere 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 397 immigration records available for the last name Laperriere. 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 550 military records available for the last name Laperriere. For the veterans among your Laperriere ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Laperriere lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Laperriere life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Laperriere in 1962 was 51, and 81 in 2004.

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