Lavalle Family History

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Lavalle Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived in a valley (see Lavallee) or a habitational name from any of various places called Laval.

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


Similar surnames: Lavallee, Lavelle, Lasalle, Valle, La Valla, Lacelle, De Valle

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Lavalle Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lavalle name?

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

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  • England & Wales

    26%

  • Italy

    23%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    16%

  • France

    8%

  • Germanic Europe

    6%

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Lavalle Family Origin

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Lavalle Family Occupations

What did your Lavalle ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lavalle occupation in the USA was Farmer. 19% of Lavalle's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lavalle. A less common occupation for the Lavalle family was Carter.

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  • Farmer

    19%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Carter

    6%

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

Lavalle Historical Records

What Lavalle family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Lavalle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lavalle 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 Lavalle. 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 Lavalle. For the veterans among your Lavalle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lavalle Life Expectancy

What is the average Lavalle lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Lavalle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Lavalle in 1950 was 48, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lavalle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lavalle 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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