Laplante Family History

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Laplante Name Meaning

French (mainly Poitou), and French Canadian: topographic name for someone who lived by a nursery or plantation (often one planted with vines), from French plant ‘(nursery) plantation (of trees, bushes)’; or a habitational name from places in Loire and Vienne called La Plante.

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


Similar surnames: Lalande, Plante, Laplace, Laprade, Lalanne, Delaplane, Lagrange

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Laplante Family Origin

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Laplante Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    25%
  • Laborer

    13%
  • Carpenter

    8%
  • Keeping House

    8%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laplante. The most common Laplante occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Laplante's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Laplante family was Keeping House.

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Laplante Historical Records

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Laplante Life Expectancy

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