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Langlais Name Meaning

French: ethnic name for an Englishman from Anglais ‘Englishman’ with fused definite article l'. Compare Langley .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Langevin, Lanclos, Langin, Angles, Langley, Calais, Lagasse

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Where is the Langlais family from?

You can see how Langlais families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Langlais family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Langlais families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 1,378 Langlais families living in Quebec. This was about 94% of all the recorded Langlais's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Langlais families in 1911.
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What did your Langlais ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Institutrice were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Langlais. 33% of Langlais men worked as a Cultivateur and 31% of Langlais women worked as an Institutrice. Some less common occupations for Americans named Langlais were Charretier and Mnagre. .

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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
  • Journalier
  • Farmer
  • Charretier

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Institutrice
  • Servante
  • Cultivateur
  • Mnagre
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Census Records

There are 16,000 census records available for the last name Langlais. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Langlais 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 Langlais. 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 Langlais. For the veterans among your Langlais ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Langlais lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Langlais life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Langlais in 1950 was 42, and 81 in 2004.

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