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Lesperance Name Meaning

French Canadian: common secondary surname, used to distinguish different branches of the same family; from French espérance ‘hope’, with the definite article le, it could designate an optimistic person, or ironically, a pessimist. It is translated as Hope.

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


Similar surnames: Lestrange, Lafrance, Lachance, Laperle, Laprade, Lepere, Lagrange

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Lesperance Family Origin

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Lesperance Family Occupations

What did your Lesperance ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lesperance family was In Cotton Mill. The most common Lesperance occupation in the USA was Laborer. 26% of Lesperance's were Laborers. Laborer, Brick Mason and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lesperance.

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  • Laborer

    26%
  • Brick Mason

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • In Cotton Mill

    11%

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

Lesperance Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lesperance Life Expectancy

What is the average Lesperance lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Lesperance life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Lesperance in 1943 was 39, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lesperance

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lesperance 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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