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Deschamps Name Meaning

French:: habitational name with fused preposition and definite article des ‘from the’ for someone from Saint-Pierre-ès-Champs a place in Oise. nickname or topographic name denoting a country-dweller or landsman from des ‘from the’ + champs ‘fields’. Compare Dechant Deshaw Deshong and Fields .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Deshaw, Camps, Delcamp, Deschamp, Deshazo, Duchamp, Deshaies

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Where is the Deschamps family from?

You can see how Deschamps families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Deschamps family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Deschamps families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 651 Deschamps families living in Quebec. This was about 86% of all the recorded Deschamps's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Deschamps families in 1911.
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What did your Deschamps ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Journalier and Ouvrire were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Deschamps. 33% of Deschamps men worked as a Journalier and 24% of Deschamps women worked as an Ouvrire. Some less common occupations for Americans named Deschamps were Farmer and Cultivateur. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Journalier
  • Cultivateur
  • Labourer
  • Farmer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Ouvrire
  • Servant
  • Revenuer
  • Cultivateur
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Deschamps. 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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There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Deschamps. For the veterans among your Deschamps ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Deschamps lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Deschamps life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Deschamps in 1945 was 37, and 77 in 2004.

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