Delisle Family History

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Delisle Name Meaning

English (De Lisle) and French: topographic and habitational name (see Lyle).

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

Similar surnames: Delle, Deville, Delise, Demille, Delane, Derise, Lisle, Delage

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Delisle Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Delisle name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Delisle. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • France


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Delisle Family Origin

Where is the Delisle family from?

Delisle Family Occupations

What did your Delisle ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Delisle occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 23% of Delisle's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Son and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Delisle. A less common occupation for the Delisle family was Journalier.

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  • Cultivateur

  • Son

  • Farmer

  • Journalier


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

Delisle Historical Records

What Delisle family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Delisle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Delisle 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Delisle. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Delisle. For the veterans among your Delisle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Delisle Life Expectancy

What is the average Delisle lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Delisle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1992. The average life expectancy for Delisle in 1947 was 43, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Delisle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Delisle 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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