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Laplace Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived in the main market square of a town or village, Old French place (Late Latin platea (via) ‘broad street’, from Greek platys, feminine plateia ‘broad’, ‘wide’).

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


Similar surnames: Place, Laprade, Laporte, Laplante, La Placa, Palace, Lahaye, Lalande

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Laplace Family Origin

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Laplace Family Occupations

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  • Artist

    13%
  • Barber

    13%
  • Clerk

    13%
  • Cooper

    13%

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In 1880, the most common Laplace occupation in the USA was Artist. 13% of Laplace's were Artists. A less common occupation for the Laplace family was Cooper. Artist, Barber and Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laplace.

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Laplace Historical Records

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Laplace Life Expectancy

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Famous Laplace Family

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Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
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Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968 (39)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)

Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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