Laplante Family History

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Laplante Name Meaning

French (mainly Poitou), and French Canadian: topographic name for someone who lived by a nursery or plantation (often one planted with vines), from French plant ‘(nursery) plantation (of trees, bushes)’; or a habitational name from places in Loire and Vienne called La Plante.

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


Similar surnames: Lalande, Plante, Laplace, Laprade, Lalanne, Delaplane, Lagrange

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Laplante Family Origin

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Laplante Family Occupations

What did your Laplante ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cultivateur, Journalier and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Laplante. A less common occupation for the Laplante family was Farmer. The most common Laplante occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 28% of Laplante's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

    28%
  • Journalier

    11%
  • Going To School

    7%
  • Farmer

    6%

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

Laplante Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Laplante. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laplante census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Laplante. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Laplante. For the veterans among your Laplante ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Laplante Life Expectancy

What is the average Laplante lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Laplante life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Laplante in 1950 was 41, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Laplante

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Laplante ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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