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Deschenes Name Meaning

Plural form of French Duchêne (see Duchene).

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


Similar surnames: Deschene, Dechene, Deshane, Dechaine, Eschen, Duchene, Deshaies

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Deschenes Family Origin

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Deschenes Family Occupations

What did your Deschenes ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cultivateur, Farmer and Scholar were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Deschenes. A less common occupation for the Deschenes family was Journalier. The most common Deschenes occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 20% of Deschenes's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

    20%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Scholar

    9%
  • Journalier

    8%

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

Deschenes Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Deschenes Life Expectancy

What is the average Deschenes lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Deschenes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Deschenes in 1948 was 49, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Deschenes

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Deschenes 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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