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Lestage Name Meaning

French (southwestern): topographic name from Occitan estatge, Old French estage ‘place of residence’; or a habitational name from places called Lestage (Landes, Lot-et-Garonne) or Lestages (Gironde).

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

Similar surnames: Lesage, Lage, Lepage, Beste, Sage, Ladage, Lesesne, Lestrange

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Where is the Lestage family from?

You can see how Lestage families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lestage family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Lestage families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 9 Lestage families living in Louisiana. This was about 82% of all the recorded Lestage's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Lestage families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lestage surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lestage ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the US named Lestage. 39% of Lestage men worked as a Laborer.

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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
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Farm Manager
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Lestage. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lestage 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 275 immigration records available for the last name Lestage. 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 272 military records available for the last name Lestage. For the veterans among your Lestage ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lestage lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lestage life expectancy was at its lowest point in 2004, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Lestage in 1962 was 59, and 36 in 2004.

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