Lavasseur Family History

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Lavasseur Name Meaning

Respelling of French Levasseur, a status name from Old French vasseor ‘vassal’ (a short form of vavasseur), with the generalized use of the feminine definite article la in place of the masculine le, which is characteristic of Canada and New England.

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


Similar surnames: Levasseur, Lamaster, Vassar, Lavallee, Lafleur, Lagasse, Lacasse

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Lavasseur Family Origin

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Lavasseur Family Occupations

What did your Lavasseur ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Lavasseur occupation in the USA was Gardner. 50% of Lavasseur's were Gardners. Gardner and Works In Saw Mill were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lavasseur.

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  • Gardner

    50%
  • Works In Saw Mill

    50%

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Lavasseur Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lavasseur. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lavasseur 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Lavasseur. 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 Lavasseur. For the veterans among your Lavasseur ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lavasseur Life Expectancy

What is the average Lavasseur lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lavasseur life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1984. The average life expectancy for Lavasseur in 1962 was 58, and 76 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lavasseur 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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