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Desbiens Name Meaning

Canadian variant of French Debien, from bien ‘property’, ‘possessions’.

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


Similar surnames: Deshaies, Debes, Destin, Despres, Deboe, Deskins, Deschene, Deskin

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Desbiens Family Origin

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Desbiens Family Occupations

What did your Desbiens ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Desbiens occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 22% of Desbiens's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Desbiens family was Farmer. Cultivateur, Journalier and At School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Desbiens.

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  • Cultivateur

    22%
  • Journalier

    14%
  • At School

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%

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

Desbiens Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Desbiens Life Expectancy

What is the average Desbiens lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Desbiens life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Desbiens in 1964 was 71, and 62 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Desbiens

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Desbiens 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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