Lasalle Family History

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Lasalle Name Meaning

local name or occupational name for someone who lived or worked at a manor house, from Old French sal(e) ‘hall’ (modern French salle; see also Sale 1), with the definite article la. habitational name from a place named Lasalle or La Salle, as for example Lasalle in Gard, likewise from Old French sale ‘hall’.

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

Similar surnames: Lavallee, Lavalle, Lasell, Salle, Lassalle, Lavelle, Casale, Ladage

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Lasalle Family Origin

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Lasalle Family Occupations

What did your Lasalle ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Journalier, Bourgeois and Broom Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lasalle. The most common Lasalle occupation in Canada was Journalier. 32% of Lasalle's were Journaliers. A less common occupation for the Lasalle family was Carpenter.

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  • Journalier

  • Bourgeois

  • Broom Maker

  • Carpenter


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Lasalle ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Lasalle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lasalle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lasalle 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Lasalle. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Lasalle. For the veterans among your Lasalle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lasalle Life Expectancy

What is the average Lasalle lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Lasalle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Lasalle in 1942 was 39, and 79 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lasalle ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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