Desjardins Family History

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Desjardins Name Meaning

French: from the plural of jardin ‘garden’ (Old French jart), with the preposition and definite article des ‘from the’; a topographic name or a habitational name from any of numerous minor places so named. In the U.S., this name was often translated as Gardner.

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

Similar surnames: Dujardin, Demarais, Desmarais, Jardin, Dejardin, Deslandes

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Desjardins Family Origin

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Desjardins Family Occupations

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In 1881, a less common occupation for the Desjardins family was Farmer. Cultivateur, Journalier and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Desjardins. The most common Desjardins occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 25% of Desjardins's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

  • Journalier

  • Going To School

  • Farmer


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Desjardins Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Desjardins Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Desjardins life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1987. The average life expectancy for Desjardins in 1947 was 45, and 77 in 2004.

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