Deschene Family History

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Deschene Name Meaning

Altered form of French Duchêne (see Duchene).

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

Similar surnames: Deschenes, Dechene, Deshane, Dechaine, Duchene, Deschaine, Descant

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Deschene Family Origin

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Deschene Family Occupations

What did your Deschene ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cultivateur, At School and Cobbler were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deschene. The most common Deschene occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 36% of Deschene's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Deschene family was Journalier.

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  • Cultivateur

  • At School

  • Cobbler

  • Journalier


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

Deschene Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Deschene. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deschene 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 305 immigration records available for the last name Deschene. 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 546 military records available for the last name Deschene. For the veterans among your Deschene ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Deschene Life Expectancy

What is the average Deschene lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Deschene life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Deschene in 1950 was 50, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deschene

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deschene 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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