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Lavier Name Meaning

French: occupational name for someone who quarried a kind of flat sandstone called lave (from Latin lapis), which was used for roofing.

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


Similar surnames: Lanier, Laver, Clavier, Laier, Lavoie, Lander, Lever, Vivier, Levier

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Lavier Family Origin

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Lavier Family Occupations

What did your Lavier ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Barber and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lavier. The most common Lavier occupation in the USA was Laborer. 30% of Lavier's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Lavier family was Baker.

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  • Laborer

    30%
  • Barber

    20%
  • Farmer

    20%
  • Baker

    10%

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

Lavier Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Lavier

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Lavier. 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 Lavier. For the veterans among your Lavier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lavier Life Expectancy

What is the average Lavier lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Lavier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Lavier in 1963 was 66, and 89 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lavier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lavier 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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