Arcand Family History

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Arcand Name Meaning

French: of uncertain origin, perhaps from a personal name containing the Old High German element ercan ‘precious’, ‘excellent’ (borrowed, via Latin, from Greek archi- ‘the first’, ‘the highest’). Compare Archambault.

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

Similar surnames: Rand, Armand, Brand, Garland, Grand, Arend, Arman, Harland, Marchand

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Arcand Family Origin

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Arcand Family Occupations

What did your Arcand ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cultivateur, Navigateur and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Arcand. The most common Arcand occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 19% of Arcand's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Arcand family was School.

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  • Cultivateur

  • Navigateur

  • Journalier

  • School


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Arcand ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Arcand Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 14,000 census records available for the last name Arcand. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arcand 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 955 immigration records available for the last name Arcand. 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 Arcand. For the veterans among your Arcand ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arcand Life Expectancy

What is the average Arcand lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Arcand life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Arcand in 1947 was 73, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Arcand

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Arcand ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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