Dechaine Family History

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Dechaine Name Meaning

Altered spelling of French Dechêne, variant of Duchêne (see Duchene).

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

Similar surnames: Duchaine, Deschaine, Dechene, Deshane, Dechant, Deschene, Defrain

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Dechaine Family Origin

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Dechaine Family Occupations

What did your Dechaine ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Farmer, School and Farmer Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dechaine. A less common occupation for the Dechaine family was Cultivateur. The most common Dechaine occupation in Canada was Farmer. 33% of Dechaine's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • School

  • Farmer Son

  • Cultivateur


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

Dechaine Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Dechaine. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dechaine 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 187 immigration records available for the last name Dechaine. 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 195 military records available for the last name Dechaine. For the veterans among your Dechaine ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Dechaine Life Expectancy

What is the average Dechaine lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Dechaine life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1998, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Dechaine in 1963 was 91, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Dechaine

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Dechaine 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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