Charpentier Family History

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Charpentier Name Meaning

French: occupational name for a worker in wood, from Old French charpentier (Late Latin carpentarius ‘cartwright’).

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


Similar surnames: Carpenter, Carpentieri, Carpentier, Charlier, Chartier, Parmentier

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Charpentier Family Origin

Where is the Charpentier family from?

Charpentier Family Occupations

What did your Charpentier ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, Cultivateur and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Charpentier. A less common occupation for the Charpentier family was Farmers Son. The most common Charpentier occupation in Canada was Farmer. 17% of Charpentier's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    17%
  • Cultivateur

    13%
  • Journalier

    7%
  • Farmers Son

    4%

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

Charpentier Historical Records

What Charpentier family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Charpentier Life Expectancy

What is the average Charpentier lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Charpentier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Charpentier in 1949 was 35, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Charpentier

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Charpentier 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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