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Larose Family History

Larose Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived at a place where wild roses grew; or a habitational name from a town house bearing the sign of a rose. It may also have been a nickname for a man with a ‘rosy’ complexion, as well as a nickname of a soldier. In Canada it is a frequent secondary surname, which has also been used independently since 1704, and often translated as Rose in English.

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


Similar surnames: Laroche, Lavoie, Grose, Laprise, Labrosse, La Rosa, Larive, Large

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Where is the Larose family from?

You can see how Larose families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Larose family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Larose families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 1,542 Larose families living in Quebec. This was about 86% of all the recorded Larose's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Larose families in 1911.
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What did your Larose ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Larose. 19% of Larose men worked as a Cultivateur and 13% of Larose women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Larose were Labourer and Stenographer.

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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
    19%
  • Journalier
    16%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Labourer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Housekeeper
    13%
  • Institutrice
    9%
  • Couturire
    8%
  • Stenographer
    8%
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Census Records

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Larose. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Larose census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Larose. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Larose. For the veterans among your Larose ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Larose lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Larose life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1955. The average life expectancy for Larose in 1944 was 23, and 71 in 2004.

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