Drapeau Family History

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Drapeau Name Meaning

French: metonymic occupational name for a maker and seller of woolen cloth, from a derivative of Old French drap ‘cloth’.

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


Similar surnames: Draper, Drape, Brideau, Rideau, Rambeau, Rapa, Pruneau, Grape, Graper

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Drapeau Family Origin

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Drapeau Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    25%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Charretier

    5%
  • Scholar

    4%

In 1881, the most common Drapeau occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 25% of Drapeau's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Drapeau family was Scholar. Cultivateur, Farmer and Charretier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Drapeau.

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Drapeau Historical Records

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Drapeau Life Expectancy

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