Croteau Family History

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Croteau Name Meaning

French: of uncertain derivation; perhaps a diminutive of Crotte, a topographical name from Latin crypta ‘grotto’. Since the name Crotte is spelled and pronounced the same as a word meaning ‘excrement’, a family might have welcomed the opportunity to vary it.

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


Similar surnames: Chateau, Groleau, Comeau, Pruneau, Prioleau, Crotteau, Cromer

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Croteau Family Origin

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Croteau Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    31%
  • Journalier

    11%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • School

    4%

In 1881, the most common Croteau occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 31% of Croteau's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Journalier and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Croteau. A less common occupation for the Croteau family was School.

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Croteau Historical Records

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Croteau Life Expectancy

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