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Didier Name Meaning

French: from the personal name (Latin Desiderius, a derivative of desiderium ‘desire’, ‘longing’, given either to a longed-for child as an expression of the Christian’s spiritual longing for God). The name was borne by a 3rd-century bishop of Langres and a 6th-century bishop of Vienne in the Dauphiné, both of whom were locally venerated as saints.

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


Similar surnames: Dodier, Rodier, Dicker, Vivier, Dier, Diller, Dozier, Denier, Diener

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Didier Family Origin

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Didier Family Occupations

What did your Didier ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Carpenter Joiner, Cordonnier and Cultivateur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Didier. A less common occupation for the Didier family was PÉtre. The most common Didier occupation in Canada was Carpenter Joiner. 20% of Didier's were Carpenter Joiners.

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  • Carpenter Joiner

    20%
  • Cordonnier

    20%
  • Cultivateur

    20%
  • PÉtre

    20%

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Didier Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Didier Life Expectancy

What is the average Didier lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Didier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Didier in 1961 was 60, and 82 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Didier 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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