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Latendresse Name Meaning

French Canadian: secondary surname associated with Fremont, Lagnier, and Poitevin, from tendresse ‘gentleness’, ‘tenderness’, with the definite article la, applied to a person with these qualities, or perhaps ironically to someone spectacularly lacking in them.

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

Similar surnames: Lajeunesse, Letendre, Latessa, Legendre, Lapeyrouse, Labrosse

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Where is the Latendresse family from?

You can see how Latendresse families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Latendresse family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Latendresse families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 6 Latendresse families living in Michigan. This was 100% of all the recorded Latendresse's in the USA. Michigan had the highest population of Latendresse families in 1880.
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What did your Latendresse ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Foreman and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Latendresse. 20% of Latendresse men worked as a Foreman.

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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

  • Foreman
  • Laborer
  • Machine Operator
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 309 immigration records available for the last name Latendresse. 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 439 military records available for the last name Latendresse. For the veterans among your Latendresse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Latendresse lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Latendresse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1968, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Latendresse in 1963 was 81, and 77 in 2004.

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