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Lariviere Surname Meaning

French (Larivière):: habitational name from any of numerous places in various parts of France named Larivière or La Rivière from Old French riviere ‘river shore’. variant with fused feminine definite article la of the topographic name Rivière (see Riviere ) and in North America (also) an altered form of this. soldier's name from la rivière ‘the river’. Compare Lavere Revier and Rivers .

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


Similar surnames: Riviere, Larive, Revere, Lafreniere, Carriere, Riviera, Lanier

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Where is the Lariviere family from?

You can see how Lariviere families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lariviere family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Lariviere families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 808 Lariviere families living in Quebec. This was about 84% of all the recorded Lariviere's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Lariviere families in 1911.
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What did your Lariviere ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Couturire were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Lariviere. 14% of Lariviere men worked as a Cultivateur and 17% of Lariviere women worked as a Couturire. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lariviere were Journalier and Revenue. .

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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
    14%
  • Farmer
    12%
  • Cultivateur
    11%
  • Journalier
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Couturire
    17%
  • Servant
    12%
  • Servante
    10%
  • Revenue
    10%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lariviere. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Lariviere. For the veterans among your Lariviere ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lariviere lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Lariviere life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Lariviere in 1951 was 41, and 74 in 2004.

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