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Laroy Name Meaning

Walloon and northern French; Flemish (rarely La Roy): topographic name with (fused) French feminine definite article la for someone who lived by cultivated land from Walloon rôye regional French roye ‘furrow’. The surname Laroy is very rare in France where a variant Laroye is more common. Altered form of French Leroy with the feminine definite article la instead of masculine le (a change that has at least in part been the result of the American English pronunciation).

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

Similar surnames: Leroy, Lary, Lafoy, Troy, Larue, Larry, Lagoy, Laroe, Lardy, Lacoy

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Where is the Laroy family from?

You can see how Laroy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Laroy family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Laroy families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 11 Laroy families living in Ontario. This was about 44% of all the recorded Laroy's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Laroy families in 1911.
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What did your Laroy ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the Canada named Laroy. 50% of Laroy men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Laroy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laroy 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 286 immigration records available for the last name Laroy. 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 273 military records available for the last name Laroy. For the veterans among your Laroy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Laroy lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2003, in the United States, Laroy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Laroy in 1944 was 65, and 81 in 2003.

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