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Laborde Name Meaning

French: occupational or status name for a tenant farmer, from borde ‘small farm’ (from Frankish bord ‘plank’) + the definite article la.

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


Similar surnames: Borde, Laforge, Laporte, Lalonde, Laforce, Lagarde, Lamore, La Torre

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Where is the Laborde family from?

You can see how Laborde families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Laborde family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Laborde families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 36 Laborde families living in Quebec. This was about 67% of all the recorded Laborde's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Laborde families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Laborde surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Laborde ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Journalier was the top reported job for people in the CA named Laborde. 67% of Laborde men worked as a Journalier.

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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

  • Journalier
    67%
  • Farmer
    34%
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What Laborde family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 8,000 census records available for the last name Laborde. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laborde 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Laborde. 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 Laborde. For the veterans among your Laborde ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Laborde lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Laborde life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Laborde in 1943 was 65, and 75 in 2004.

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