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Labrosse Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived in a scrubby area of country, from Old French broce ‘brushwood’, ‘scrub’ (Late Latin bruscia). Occasionally it may be a metonymic occupational name for a brush maker, from the same word in the sense ‘brush’.

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


Similar surnames: Debrosse, Brouse, Brusse, Larose, Lacasse, Lafosse, Bosse, Laroche

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Where is the Labrosse family from?

You can see how Labrosse families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Labrosse family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Labrosse families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 284 Labrosse families living in Quebec. This was about 65% of all the recorded Labrosse's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Labrosse families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Labrosse surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Labrosse ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Servante were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Labrosse. 22% of Labrosse men worked as a Cultivateur and 29% of Labrosse women worked as a Servante. Some less common occupations for Americans named Labrosse were Merchant and Rentier. .

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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
    22%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Journalier
    12%
  • Merchant
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Servante
    29%
  • Revenue
    15%
  • Coutrier
    15%
  • Rentier
    15%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Labrosse. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Labrosse 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 446 immigration records available for the last name Labrosse. 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 231 military records available for the last name Labrosse. For the veterans among your Labrosse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Labrosse lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Labrosse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1967, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Labrosse in 1964 was 64, and 83 in 2004.

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