Desharnais Family History

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Desharnais Name Meaning

Perhaps a respelling of French Decharnais, a habitational name for someone from for example Charnois in Ardennes, so named from a derivative of charme ‘hornbeam’.

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


Similar surnames: Desmarais, Demarais, Desjardins, Desjarlais, Mearns, De Marinis

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Desharnais Family Origin

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Desharnais Family Occupations

What did your Desharnais ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Cultivateur

    23%
  • Carter

    15%
  • Journalier

    15%
  • Son

    15%

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Desharnais Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Desharnais ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Desharnais Life Expectancy

What is the average Desharnais lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, Desharnais life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1993, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Desharnais in 1961 was 52, and 77 in 2004.

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