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Lashua Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Lajoie .

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

Similar surnames: Lashway, Lasher, Lahue, Lash, Laut, Lasell, Pascua, Laqua, Kashuba

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Where is the Lashua family from?

You can see how Lashua families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lashua family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Lashua families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 7 Lashua families living in Ontario. This was 100% of all the recorded Lashua's in Canada. Ontario had the highest population of Lashua families in 1911.
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What did your Lashua ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lashua. 24% of Lashua men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Lashua women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lashua were Machinist and Saleslady. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • Salesman
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
  • Housewife
  • Housekeeper
  • Saleslady
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Lashua. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lashua 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 121 immigration records available for the last name Lashua. 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 655 military records available for the last name Lashua. For the veterans among your Lashua ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lashua lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Lashua life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1977. The average life expectancy for Lashua in 1956 was 54, and 76 in 2004.

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