Larive Family History

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Larive Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived on a bank (of a river or the like), Old French rive ‘bank’ (from Latin ripa), with the definite article la, or a habitational name from any of various places called Rive or La Rive, named with this word.

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


Similar surnames: Larue, Lagrave, Labrie, Larose, Laris, Lafave, Laine, Laprise, Lare

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Larive Family Origin

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Larive Family Occupations

What did your Larive ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Forgeron were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Larive. 20% of Larive men worked as a Cultivateur and 25% of Larive women worked as a Forgeron. Some less common occupations for Americans named Larive were Vendeur and Journalier

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Cultivateur
    20%
  • Journalier
    15%
  • Forgeron
    10%
  • Vendeur
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Forgeron
    25%
  • Rentire
    25%
  • Enfourner
    13%
  • Journalier
    13%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Larive Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Larive. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Larive 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 118 immigration records available for the last name Larive. 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 255 military records available for the last name Larive. For the veterans among your Larive ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Larive Life Expectancy

What is the average Larive lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Larive life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1982. The average life expectancy for Larive in 1961 was 40, and 66 in 2004.

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