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Lafreniere Family History

Lafreniere Name Meaning

French Canadian (Lafrenière): topographic name from a derivative with fused feminine definite article la of French frêne ‘ash tree’ (see Frenier ); or a habitational name from La Frenière or La Fresnière names of several places in various parts of France. Compare Freeman 3 and Freniere .

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


Similar surnames: Lariviere, Lafrenier, Lawrence, Frenier, Lafrance, Laverdiere

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Where is the Lafreniere family from?

You can see how Lafreniere families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lafreniere family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Lafreniere families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 42 Lafreniere families living in Ontario. This was about 64% of all the recorded Lafreniere's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Lafreniere families in 1911.
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What did your Lafreniere ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Journalier and Journalier were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Lafreniere. 20% of Lafreniere men worked as a Journalier and 15% of Lafreniere women worked as a Journalier. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lafreniere were Journalier and Institutrice. .

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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
    20%
  • Cultivateur
    18%
  • Cultivateur
    15%
  • Journalier
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Journalier
    15%
  • Revenue
    12%
  • Religieuse
    12%
  • Institutrice
    12%
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Census Records

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Lafreniere. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lafreniere 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lafreniere. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lafreniere. For the veterans among your Lafreniere ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lafreniere lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Lafreniere life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lafreniere in 1955 was 37, and 77 in 2004.

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