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Lapierre Name Meaning

French Walloon and Flemish:: topographic name with fused French feminine definite article la for someone who lived on a patch of stony soil or by a large outcrop of rock from Old French pierre ‘stone rock’ (compare Pierre ); or a habitational name from any of various places called Lapierre or La Pierre in France and Belgium (Wallonia) with the same meaning. from French la pierre ‘the stone’ used as a nickname (often for a person named Pierre; see Pierre ) or soldier's name and probably also as a metonymic occupational name for a quarryman or stone carver. Compare Lapeer Lapier and Stone

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Pierre, La Pietra, Laporte, Labarre, Lanier, La Torre, Laquerre

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Where is the Lapierre family from?

You can see how Lapierre families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lapierre family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Lapierre families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1840 there was 1 Lapierre family living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Lapierre's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Lapierre families in 1840.
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What did your Lapierre ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lapierre. 12% of Lapierre men worked as a Laborer and 10% of Lapierre women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lapierre were Truck Driver and Stitcher. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cook
  • Clerk
  • Housewife
  • Stitcher
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What is the average Lapierre lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Lapierre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Lapierre in 1942 was 36, and 74 in 2004.

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