Desnoyers Family History

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Desnoyers Name Meaning

French: topographic name from the plural of noyer ‘walnut tree’, Old French noier (see Noyer).

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


Similar surnames: Desrosiers, Desrochers, Denoyer, Denyer, Desroches, Denier, Deshazer

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Desnoyers Family Origin

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Desnoyers Family Occupations

What did your Desnoyers ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Desnoyers family was Journalier. The most common Desnoyers occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 28% of Desnoyers's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Cultivateur'S Son and Student were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Desnoyers.

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  • Cultivateur

    28%
  • Cultivateur'S Son

    7%
  • Student

    6%
  • Journalier

    5%

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Desnoyers Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Desnoyers Life Expectancy

What is the average Desnoyers lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2003, in the United States, Desnoyers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1969, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Desnoyers in 1962 was 65, and 81 in 2003.

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