First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

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Meanings and Origins

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Origin and Meaning of Lachance

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Alt. Meaning

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

C is for calm, a pleasant trait.

H is for hand, that you always give.

A is for appreciative, of all you have

N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.

C is for confident, no doubts here!

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

Notable Persons With the Last Name Lachance

Scott Lachance is a hockey player. He was most prominent from 1990 to 2007. Scott was born on October 22nd, 1972 in Charlottesville, Virginia.


Claude-André Lachance is an office holder. Claude-André was born on April 5th, 1954 in Montreal.


Janice Lachance is a Director of the United States Office of Personnel Management and Director of theUnited States Office of Personnel Management.


Candy LaChance was a baseball player. Candy was born on February 14th, 1870 in Putnam, Connecticut. He breathed his last breath on August 18th, 1932.


Laurie G. Lachance is a president. She has been prominent since 2012. Laurie was given the name Laurie Gagnon in Dover-Foxcroft, Maine.


Walter was born on April 12th, 1870 in Brockville. He died on September 23rd, 1951.


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Popularity of Lachance as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Lachance U.S.
  White 95.73% 64.26%
  African American 0.19% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.35% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.59% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.24% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.90% 16.26%

Of Last Name Lachance

People with the last name Lachance are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Lachance

  • How Popular is the name Lachance? As a last name Lachance was the 5,988th most popular name in 2010.
  • When was the first name Lachance first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the name Lachance is Wednesday, March 10th, 1909.
  • How unique is the name Lachance? From 1880 to 2016 less than 5 people per year have been born with the first name Lachance. Hoorah! You are a unique individual.
  • Weird things about the name Lachance: Your name in reverse order is Ecnahcal. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Alacnhec. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Lachance? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 5,744 people with the last name Lachance.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Lachance? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Lachance as their last name.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
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