Auclair Family History

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Auclair Name Meaning

French: patronymic from the personal name Clair (see Clair) or the nickname Leclair (‘the cheerful one’): (fils) à Leclair ‘(son) of Leclair’. It has also absorbed cases of Auclerc (from LeClerc).

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

Similar surnames: Leclair, Clair, Claire, Gisclair, Allain, Ancar, Claar, Aucoin

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Auclair Family Origin

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Auclair Family Occupations

What did your Auclair ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cultivateur, Journalier and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Auclair. The most common Auclair occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 22% of Auclair's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Auclair family was School.

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  • Cultivateur

  • Journalier

  • Farmer

  • School


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

Auclair Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 15,000 census records available for the last name Auclair. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Auclair 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Auclair. 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 Auclair. For the veterans among your Auclair ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Auclair Life Expectancy

What is the average Auclair lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Auclair life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Auclair in 1958 was 50, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Auclair

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Auclair 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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