Lapierre Family History

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Lapierre Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived on a patch of stony soil or by a large outcrop of rock, from Old French pierre ‘stone’, ‘rock’ (Latin petra, from Greek), with the definite article la, or a habitational name from various places named Lapierre or La Pierre, with the same meaning. It may also have been a metonymic occupational name for a quarryman or stone carver. In the U.S. it is often translated as Stone.

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


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

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Lapierre Family Origin

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Lapierre Family Occupations

What did your Lapierre ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lapierre occupation in the USA was Farmer. 12% of Lapierre's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lapierre family was Laborer. Farmer, Blacksmith and Boot Bottomer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lapierre.

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  • Farmer

    12%
  • Blacksmith

    8%
  • Boot Bottomer

    8%
  • Laborer

    8%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lapierre ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lapierre Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lapierre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lapierre census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Lapierre. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Lapierre. For the veterans among your Lapierre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lapierre Life Expectancy

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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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