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Lacroix Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived near a cross set up by the roadside or in the marketplace, from French la croix ‘the cross’ (Latin crux, crucis). In some cases the surname may have denoted one who carried the cross in church processions. Compare the English equivalent, Cross. It is a very frequent French Canadian secondary surname, perhaps for a person who swore by the cross, and has also been used independently since 1670.

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

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Lacroix Family Origin

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Lacroix Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    19%
  • Journalier

    9%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • School

    7%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Lacroix family was School. The most common Lacroix occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 19% of Lacroix's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Journalier and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lacroix.

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Lacroix Life Expectancy

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