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Labonte Name Meaning

French: nickname for a wealthy man, from la ‘the’ bonté ‘goodness’, ‘wealth’. This is a frequent secondary surname in Canada.

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


Similar surnames: Lapointe, Laporte, Laconte, Lajoie, Lavoie, Leconte, Bamonte, Laborde

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Where is the Labonte family from?

You can see how Labonte families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Labonte family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Labonte families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 897 Labonte families living in Quebec. This was about 90% of all the recorded Labonte's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Labonte families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Labonte surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Labonte ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Servante were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Labonte. 24% of Labonte men worked as a Cultivateur and 15% of Labonte women worked as a Servante. Some less common occupations for Americans named Labonte were Journalier and Institutrice. .

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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 1921

  • Cultivateur
    24%
  • Cultivateur
    13%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Journalier
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Servante
    15%
  • Revenue
    15%
  • Servante
    12%
  • Institutrice
    9%
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Census Records

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Labonte. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Labonte 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 Labonte. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Labonte. For the veterans among your Labonte ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Labonte lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Labonte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Labonte in 1949 was 45, and 76 in 2004.

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