Larocque Family History

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Larocque Name Meaning

French: habitational name from any of the numerous places called La Roque or Laroque, from a southern and Picard form of roche ‘rock’ (see Laroche). In Canada, it is a frequent secondary, which has also been used independently since 1717; it is sometimes translated as Rock.

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

Similar surnames: Laroche, Roque, Larose, Labrecque, Lanoue, Latour, Lartigue, Larocca

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Larocque Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Larocque name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Larocque. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • France


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Native American—North, Central, South


  • Germanic Europe


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Larocque Family Origin

Where is the Larocque family from?

Larocque Family Occupations

What did your Larocque ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Larocque. The most common Larocque occupation in the USA was Laborer. 29% of Larocque's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Larocque family was Butcher.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Butcher


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

Larocque Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Larocque. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Larocque 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Larocque. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Larocque. For the veterans among your Larocque ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Larocque Life Expectancy

What is the average Larocque lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Larocque life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Larocque in 1950 was 52, and 83 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Larocque 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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