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

What did your Drapeau ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Cultivateur

    25%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Charretier

    5%
  • Scholar

    4%

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

Drapeau Historical Records

What Drapeau family records will you find?

Census Record

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

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Drapeau Life Expectancy

What is the average Drapeau lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Drapeau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1962. The average life expectancy for Drapeau in 1944 was 62, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drapeau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Drapeau 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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