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Labit Name Meaning

French: habitational name from places in Eure, Charente, Mayenne, Manche, and Sarthe named L’Habit, from Old French l’habit ‘the hermitage’ (derived from Latin habitus), or a topographic name from the same word.

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


Similar surnames: Labrie, Labat, Babin, Sabin, Last, Sabat, Laris, Fait, Lavis, Lakin

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Where is the Labit family from?

You can see how Labit families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Labit family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Labit families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 5 Labit families living in Ontario. This was about 83% of all the recorded Labit's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Labit families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Labit surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Labit ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Clerk and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Labit. 24% of Labit men worked as a 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.

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Clerk
    24%
  • Carpenter
    16%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Laborer
    16%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    100%
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Census Records

There are 794 census records available for the last name Labit. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Labit 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 125 immigration records available for the last name Labit. 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 Cards

There are 348 military records available for the last name Labit. For the veterans among your Labit ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Labit lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Labit life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Labit in 1965 was 48, and 60 in 2004.

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