Castonguay Family History

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Castonguay Name Meaning

French Canadian: variant of Gastonguay, which is a combination of the first and last names of the first bearer of the name in Canada, Gaston Guay or Gay.

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


Similar surnames: Tanguay, Hasting, La Tona, Carbonneau, Stanaway, Carton, Antony

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Castonguay Family Origin

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Castonguay Family Occupations

What did your Castonguay ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Castonguay occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 30% of Castonguay's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Castonguay family was Going To School. Cultivateur, Farmer and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Castonguay.

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  • Cultivateur

    30%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Journalier

    6%
  • Going To School

    6%

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

Castonguay Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Castonguay. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Castonguay 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Castonguay. 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 Castonguay. For the veterans among your Castonguay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Castonguay Life Expectancy

What is the average Castonguay lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Castonguay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Castonguay in 1946 was 46, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Castonguay

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Castonguay 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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