Laviolette Family History

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Laviolette Name Meaning

French: secondary surname, associated with some forty family names in Canada and also used independently since 1698, a nickname from the flower violette ‘violet’, with the definite article la. In feudal France it was a name given to soldiers and domestic servants.

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


Similar surnames: Violette, Laliberte, Lavallee, Lauletta, Lafollette, Lanouette

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Laviolette Family Origin

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Laviolette Family Occupations

What did your Laviolette ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Journalier and Couturire were the top reported jobs for men and women in the CA named Laviolette. 20% of Laviolette men worked as a Journalier and 18% of Laviolette women worked as a Couturire. Some less common occupations for Americans named Laviolette were Labourer and Religieuse

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Top Male Occupations in 1921

  • Journalier
    20%
  • Cultivateur
    15%
  • Laborer
    8%
  • Labourer
    7%

Top Female Occupations in 1921

  • Couturire
    18%
  • Revenue
    15%
  • Journalier
    11%
  • Religieuse
    8%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Laviolette Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Laviolette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Laviolette 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 839 immigration records available for the last name Laviolette. 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 Laviolette. For the veterans among your Laviolette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Laviolette Life Expectancy

What is the average Laviolette lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Laviolette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Laviolette in 1956 was 51, and 76 in 2004.

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