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Larue Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived beside a road track or pathway Old French rue (see Rue ) with fused feminine definite article la; or a habitational name from La Rue the name of several places in various parts of France of the same origin. Compare Delarue . Altered form of French Leroux . Compare Rue

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

Similar surnames: Lague, Lake, Large, Brue, Larmer, Clare, Garbe, Lande, Laqua, Laque

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Where is the Larue family from?

You can see how Larue families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Larue family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Larue families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 287 Larue families living in Quebec. This was about 67% of all the recorded Larue's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Larue families in 1911.
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What did your Larue ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Institutrice were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Larue. 25% of Larue men worked as a Cultivateur and 28% of Larue women worked as an Institutrice. Some less common occupations for Americans named Larue were Tudiant and Dressmaker. .

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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
  • Commis
  • Farmer
  • Tudiant

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Institutrice
  • Journalier
  • Cultivateur
  • Dressmaker
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Census Records

There are 42,000 census records available for the last name Larue. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Larue 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 Larue. 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 8,000 military records available for the last name Larue. For the veterans among your Larue ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Larue lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Larue life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1957. The average life expectancy for Larue in 1943 was 23, and 77 in 2004.

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