Champeau Family History

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Champeau Name Meaning

French: topographic name from champeau ‘little field’, or a habitational name from any of various places called Champeaux, for example in Deux-Sèvres, Manche, and Seine-et-Marne.

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


Similar surnames: Dechambeau, Campeau, Chateau, Champoux, Campa, Compeau, Champlain

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Champeau Family Origin

Where is the Champeau family from?

Champeau Family Occupations

What did your Champeau ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Champeau occupation in Canada was Clerk. 22% of Champeau's were Clerks. Clerk, Farmer and Commis were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Champeau. A less common occupation for the Champeau family was Fileuse.

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  • Clerk

    22%
  • Farmer

    22%
  • Commis

    11%
  • Fileuse

    11%

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

Champeau Historical Records

What Champeau family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Champeau Life Expectancy

What is the average Champeau lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Champeau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1966, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Champeau in 1963 was 63, and 72 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Champeau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Champeau 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.

Famous Champeau Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Nikola Tesla1856 - 1943 (86)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
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