Desormeaux Family History

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Desormeaux Name Meaning

French: topographic name from a diminutive of Old French orme ‘elm’, or a habitational name from any of several places named Les Ormeaux from this word. See also Orme 2.

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


Similar surnames: Monceaux, Delorme, Devore, Scioneaux, Bordeaux, Dedeaux, Meaux

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Desormeaux Family Origin

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Desormeaux Family Occupations

What did your Desormeaux ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Desormeaux family was Charetier. The most common Desormeaux occupation in Canada was Journalier. 29% of Desormeaux's were Journaliers. Journalier, Couturiere and Menagere were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Desormeaux.

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  • Journalier

    29%
  • Couturiere

    18%
  • Menagere

    12%
  • Charetier

    6%

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

Desormeaux Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Desormeaux Life Expectancy

What is the average Desormeaux lifespan?

Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Desormeaux life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Desormeaux in 1959 was 32, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Desormeaux

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Desormeaux 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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