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Laprade Name Meaning

French (southern):: topographic name with fused feminine definite article la for someone who lived near a meadow Occitan prada (from Late Latin prata originally the plural of pratum) or a habitational name from any of numerous places called Laprade or La Prade named with this word. soldier's name from la prade ‘the meadow’.

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


Similar surnames: Lapre, Laplace, Lande, Lagrave, Prada, Lafrance, Lalande, Larralde

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Where is the Laprade family from?

You can see how Laprade families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Laprade family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Laprade families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1840 there were 5 Laprade families living in Virginia. This was about 56% of all the recorded Laprade's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Laprade families in 1840.
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What did your Laprade ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Laprade. 17% of Laprade men worked as a Laborer and 15% of Laprade women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Laprade were Machinist and Twister. .

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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
    17%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Clerk
    10%
  • Machinist
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    15%
  • Bookkeeper
    10%
  • Inspector
    8%
  • Twister
    8%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Laprade. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laprade 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 564 immigration records available for the last name Laprade. 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 Laprade. For the veterans among your Laprade ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Laprade lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Laprade life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Laprade in 1943 was 46, and 80 in 2004.

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