Lavallee Family History

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Lavallee Name Meaning

French and Canadian (Lavallée): topographic name for someone who lived in a valley, Old French val (Latin vallis), with the definite article la; or a habitational name from any of numerous places called Lavallée. French Canadian: secondary surname, used to distinguish a branch of a family (for example the Paquettes) living in a valley, as opposed to others, for example those living by a river (Paquette dit LaRivière).

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

Similar surnames: Lavalle, Lasalle, Lavelle, Vallee, Valle, Valles, Lavalley, Vallet

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Lavallee Family Origin

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Lavallee Family Occupations

What did your Lavallee ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Lavallee family was Journalier. The most common Lavallee occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 18% of Lavallee's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Going To School and Hunter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lavallee.

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  • Cultivateur

  • Going To School

  • Hunter

  • Journalier


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Lavallee Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Lavallee Life Expectancy

What is the average Lavallee lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Lavallee life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lavallee in 1944 was 35, and 82 in 2004.

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