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Defrance Name Meaning

French: ethnic name for someone from France, i.e. the area of modern France which lies to the north of Paris.

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


Similar surnames: Lafrance, France, Dence, De Lange, Franca, Franc, Delane, De Grace

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Defrance Family Origin

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Defrance Family Occupations

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In 1880, a less common occupation for the Defrance family was Druggist. Farmer, Barber and Clothing Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Defrance. The most common Defrance occupation in the USA was Farmer. 54% of Defrance's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    54%
  • Barber

    4%
  • Clothing Store

    4%
  • Druggist

    4%

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Defrance Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Defrance Life Expectancy

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Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Defrance life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Defrance in 1950 was 43, and 73 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Defrance 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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