La Placa Family History

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La Placa Name Meaning

Italian: topographic name from placa ‘flat smooth rock’, (from medieval Greek plaka). Possibly from an Italianized form, placa, of Albanian plak, a nickname meaning ‘old’.

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

Similar surnames: Laplace, La Piana, La Bianca, La Penna, La Spada, Lazzara, La Monaca

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La Placa Family Origin

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La Placa Family Occupations

What did your La Placa ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Operator were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named La Placa. 12% of La Placa men worked as a Laborer and 24% of La Placa women worked as an Operator. Some less common occupations for Americans named La Placa were Barber and Beautician

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Operator
  • Barber

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Operator
  • Dressmaker
  • Housewife
  • Beautician

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

La Placa Historical Records

What La Placa family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 453 census records available for the last name La Placa. Like a window into their day-to-day life, La Placa 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 498 immigration records available for the last name La Placa. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 206 military records available for the last name La Placa. For the veterans among your La Placa ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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La Placa Life Expectancy

What is the average La Placa lifespan?

Between 1984 and 2002, in the United States, La Placa life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1989, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for La Placa in 1984 was 76, and 81 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for La Placa

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your La Placa 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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