Lesperance Family History

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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

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  • Laborer

    26%
  • Brick Mason

    11%
  • Farmer

    11%
  • In Cotton Mill

    11%

In 1880, Laborer, Brick Mason and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lesperance. 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.

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Lesperance Life Expectancy

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