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Lanoue Family History

Lanoue Name Meaning

French: habitational name from places called La Noue, this name being derived from a Gaulish word nauda ‘water meadow’, ‘boggy place’. This is a Canadian secondary surname for Laigu, Laleu, and Robutel, recorded there since 1687.

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


Similar surnames: Latour, Lande, Larose, Lajoie, Lanese, Lague, Lannoye, Lavoie, Larue

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Where is the Lanoue family from?

You can see how Lanoue families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lanoue family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lanoue families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 44 Lanoue families living in Quebec. This was about 59% of all the recorded Lanoue's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Lanoue families in 1911.
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What did your Lanoue ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the CA named Lanoue. .

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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

  • Farmer
    100%
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Passenger Lists

There are 578 immigration records available for the last name Lanoue. 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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There are 987 military records available for the last name Lanoue. For the veterans among your Lanoue ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lanoue lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Lanoue life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Lanoue in 1955 was 59, and 76 in 2004.

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