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Losier Family History

Losier Name Meaning

French: from Old French osier ‘willow’, ‘osier’; a topographic name, or a metonymic occupational name for a basketmaker or for an osier grower.

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


Similar surnames: Osier, Bossier, Hosier, Lanier, Lier, Rosier, Lussier, Cozier, Doster

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Where is the Losier family from?

You can see how Losier families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Losier family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Losier families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1840 there were 6 Losier families living in New York. This was about 32% of all the recorded Losier's in the USA. New York and 1 other state had the highest population of Losier families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Losier surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Losier ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Losier. 42% of Losier men worked as a Laborer and 43% of Losier women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Losier were Farmer and Housekeeper.

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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
    42%
  • Spot Welder
    12%
  • Electrician
    12%
  • Farmer
    12%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Maid
    43%
  • Secretary
    29%
  • Housekeeper
    29%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Losier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Losier 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 380 immigration records available for the last name Losier. 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 456 military records available for the last name Losier. For the veterans among your Losier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Losier lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Losier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1988, and highest in 1981. The average life expectancy for Losier in 1949 was 47, and 79 in 2004.

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