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Lajeunesse Name Meaning

French: from la jeunesse ‘(the) youth’ used as a soldier's name and probably also as a nickname for someone especially young fresh or naive. Compare Laginess Lajiness and Young Haitian: from the personal name or nickname La Jeunesse or Lajeunesse of French origin (see 1 above) borne by a servant in The Barber of Seville a play written in 1773 by the French writer Pierre Beaumarchais.

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


Similar surnames: Lavene, Latendresse, Lejeune, Laguerre, Lafosse, Lanouette, Lagesse

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Where is the Lajeunesse family from?

You can see how Lajeunesse families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lajeunesse family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Lajeunesse families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 415 Lajeunesse families living in Quebec. This was about 90% of all the recorded Lajeunesse's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Lajeunesse families in 1911.
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What did your Lajeunesse ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Weaver were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lajeunesse. 31% of Lajeunesse men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Lajeunesse women worked as a Weaver. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lajeunesse were Machinist and Nurse. .

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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
    31%
  • Truck Driver
    20%
  • Weaver
    12%
  • Machinist
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Weaver
    20%
  • New Worker
    14%
  • Bookkeeper
    14%
  • Nurse
    14%
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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Lajeunesse. For the veterans among your Lajeunesse ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lajeunesse lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Lajeunesse life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Lajeunesse in 1952 was 45, and 67 in 2004.

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