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Lavallee Family History

Lavallee Name Meaning

French (Lavallée): topographic name for someone who lived in a valley a variant of Vallée (see Vallee ) with fused feminine definite article la; or a habitational name from La Vallée the name of several places in various parts of France named with this word. Compare Lavalais Lavalla Lavalle Lavalley Lavallie Lavelle Lavely Levalley and Lovely . Altered form of French Vallée (see Vallee ) a cognate of 1 above.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Lavalle, Lasalle, Lavelle, Vallee, Valle, Valles, Lavalley, Vallet

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Where is the Lavallee family from?

You can see how Lavallee families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lavallee family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Lavallee families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Lavallee family living in New York. This was about 50% of all the recorded Lavallee's in USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Lavallee families in 1840.
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What did your Lavallee ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lavallee. 18% of Lavallee men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Lavallee women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lavallee were Truck Driver and Winder. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Weaver
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
  • Spinner
  • Weaver
  • Winder
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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lavallee. 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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There are 4,000 military records available for the last name Lavallee. For the veterans among your Lavallee ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lavallee lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Lavallee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lavallee in 1944 was 35, and 82 in 2004.

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