Laroche Family History

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Laroche Name Meaning

French: habitational name from any of numerous places so named, from Old French roche ‘rocky crag’, ‘stony outcrop’, or a topographic name from the same word. In Canada it is a frequent secondary surname, which has also been used independently since 1683; it is often translated as Rock.

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

Similar surnames: Larose, Larocque, Lamothe, Roche, Larouche, Deroche, Larche, Labreche

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Laroche Family Origin

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Laroche Family Occupations

What did your Laroche ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Laroche occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Laroche's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and At Home were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laroche. A less common occupation for the Laroche family was Brick Mason.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • At Home

  • Brick Mason


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

Laroche Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 40,000 census records available for the last name Laroche. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laroche 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Laroche. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Laroche. For the veterans among your Laroche ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Laroche Life Expectancy

What is the average Laroche lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Laroche life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Laroche in 1950 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Laroche 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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