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Lavene Family History

Lavene Name Meaning

French Canadian: secondary surname, which has been used independently since 1763; a nickname for an adventurer, traveler, or someone very lucky. Associated names include Hus, Nus, and Mace.

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


Similar surnames: Lavoie, Lavigne, Aven, Laverne, Levee, Lavere, Lavine, Raven, Levene

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Where is the Lavene family from?

You can see how Lavene families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lavene family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Lavene families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 13 Lavene families living in Quebec. This was about 81% of all the recorded Lavene's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Lavene families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lavene surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lavene ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lavene. 35% of Lavene men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Lavene women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lavene were Salesman and Laundress.

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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

  • Farmer
    35%
  • Laborer
    20%
  • Sales Clerk
    15%
  • Salesman
    10%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Waitress
    50%
  • Laundress
    50%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Lavene. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lavene 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 228 immigration records available for the last name Lavene. 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 303 military records available for the last name Lavene. For the veterans among your Lavene ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lavene lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2003, in the United States, Lavene life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Lavene in 1956 was 48, and 75 in 2003.

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