Lachat Family History

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Lachat Name Meaning

habitational name from Lachat in Savoy. possibly from French l’achat, literally ‘the purchase’; a nickname denoting someone who acquired property by a purchase (within a family), as opposed to an inheritance. possibly a variant of Lechat, a nickname from le chat ‘the cat’.

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

Similar surnames: Bachar, Lapham, Licht, Macha, Machak, Labat, Nacht, Lucht, Bacha

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Lachat Family Origin

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Lachat Family Occupations

What did your Lachat ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Landlord and Shoe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lachat. The most common Lachat occupation in the USA was Farmer. 25% of Lachat's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Lachat family was Works In Shop.

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  • Farmer

  • Landlord

  • Shoe Maker

  • Works In Shop


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Lachat Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lachat. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lachat 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 411 immigration records available for the last name Lachat. 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 335 military records available for the last name Lachat. For the veterans among your Lachat ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lachat Life Expectancy

What is the average Lachat lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lachat life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1990, and highest in 1983. The average life expectancy for Lachat in 1962 was 79, and 83 in 2004.

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