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Laverdiere Name Meaning

French (Laverdière): habitational name from any of various places named La Verdière, for example in Nièvre and Gironde, or an altered form of the occupational and habitational name Leverdier, variant of Verdier. Tanguay records Laverdière as a secondary surname for Cauchon from 1670 on.

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


Similar surnames: Laperriere, Laverdure, Lariviere, Verdier, Laferriere, Lavender

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Where is the Laverdiere family from?

You can see how Laverdiere families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Laverdiere family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1911 and 1920. The most Laverdiere families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1920 there were 9 Laverdiere families living in Massachusetts. This was about 29% of all the recorded Laverdiere's in the USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Laverdiere families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Laverdiere surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Laverdiere ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Weaver and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Laverdiere. 23% of Laverdiere men worked as a Weaver and 46% of Laverdiere women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Laverdiere were Machinist and Housekeeper.

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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

  • Weaver
    23%
  • Loom Fixer
    14%
  • Furnace Man
    10%
  • Machinist
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    46%
  • Inspector
    19%
  • Winder
    19%
  • Housekeeper
    19%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Laverdiere. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laverdiere 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 420 immigration records available for the last name Laverdiere. 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 438 military records available for the last name Laverdiere. For the veterans among your Laverdiere ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Laverdiere lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Laverdiere life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1964. The average life expectancy for Laverdiere in 1961 was 42, and 71 in 2004.

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