Laprise Family History

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Laprise Name Meaning

French Canadian: secondary surname, which has been used independently since 1734, from prise ‘catch,’ ‘taking’, with the definite article la; perhaps a nickname for a hunter or a soldier. It is sometimes rendered La Priest.

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

Similar surnames: Larose, Lajoie, Larive, Laperle, Prime, Lavoie, Lapine, Laprade

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Laprise Family Origin

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Laprise Family Occupations

What did your Laprise ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Laprise family was Cooperage. The most common Laprise occupation in the USA was Farm Laborer. 18% of Laprise's were Farm Laborers. Farm Laborer, Farmer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laprise.

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  • Farm Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Cooperage


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Laprise Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Laprise. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laprise 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 Laprise. 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 Laprise. For the veterans among your Laprise ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Laprise Life Expectancy

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Between 1957 and 2003, in the United States, Laprise life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Laprise in 1957 was 46, and 75 in 2003.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Laprise ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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