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Lestrange Family History

Lestrange Name Meaning

French and English: from Old French estrange, Middle English strange ‘foreign’ (from Latin extraneus, from extra ‘outside’), with the French definite article le, hence a nickname for a newcomer to an area.

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


Similar surnames: Strange, Lesage, Stranger, Lesperance, Lestage, Leftridge, Strong

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Where is the Lestrange family from?

You can see how Lestrange families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lestrange family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lestrange families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Lestrange family living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Lestrange's in the USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Lestrange families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lestrange surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lestrange ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lestrange. 40% of Lestrange men worked as a Farmer and 40% of Lestrange women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lestrange were Laborer and Clerk.

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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

  • Farmer
    40%
  • Clerk
    20%
  • Photo Engraver
    20%
  • Laborer
    20%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
    40%
  • Stenographer
    20%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Clerk
    20%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Lestrange. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lestrange 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lestrange. 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 638 military records available for the last name Lestrange. For the veterans among your Lestrange ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lestrange lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Lestrange life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Lestrange in 1958 was 49, and 88 in 2004.

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