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Laventure Name Meaning

French: nickname for a lucky or fortunate person, from Old French adventure ‘fate’, ‘destiny’ (Latin adventura).

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


Similar surnames: Ventre, Lavertu, Laverdure, Levesque, Lavender, Letendre, Lavene

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Where is the Laventure family from?

You can see how Laventure families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Laventure family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Laventure families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 24 Laventure families living in Massachusetts. This was about 30% of all the recorded Laventure's in the USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Laventure families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Laventure surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Laventure ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Factory Worker were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Laventure. 38% of Laventure men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Laventure women worked as a Factory Worker. Some less common occupations for Americans named Laventure were Proprietor and Stitcher.

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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
    38%
  • Mechanic
    12%
  • Supervisor
    8%
  • Proprietor
    8%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Factory Worker
    34%
  • Laundry
    34%
  • Stitcher
    34%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Laventure. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laventure census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 339 immigration records available for the last name Laventure. 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 394 military records available for the last name Laventure. For the veterans among your Laventure ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Laventure lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Laventure life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Laventure in 1962 was 83, and 79 in 2004.

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