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Lafrance Name Meaning

French: habitational name given to someone from France, at the time when the name only applied to those lands belonging to the French king (excluding many areas of what is now France), or from the Île de France, a region centered on Paris. It was a surname given to soldiers in the feudal period. In French Canada it is a secondary surname, which has also been used alone since 1714. .

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

Similar surnames: Laprade, Defrance, France, Labranche, Lawrence, Lance, Lalande

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Lafrance Family Origin

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Lafrance Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lafrance ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

  • Cultivateur

  • Journalier

  • Farmer

  • Going To School


In 1881, a less common occupation for the Lafrance family was Going To School. The most common Lafrance occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 15% of Lafrance's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Journalier and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lafrance.

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Lafrance Life Expectancy

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