Duchesne Family History

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Duchesne Name Meaning

French (Duchesne): topographic name from Old French chesne ‘oak’, with fused preposition and definite article du ‘from the’.

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


Similar surnames: Dufresne, Ducasse, Ducharme, Duchemin, Duclos, Chene, Beauchesne

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Duchesne Family Origin

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Duchesne Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    23%
  • Journalier

    12%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%

In 1881, Cultivateur, Journalier and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Duchesne. The most common Duchesne occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 23% of Duchesne's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Duchesne family was Laborer.

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Duchesne Historical Records

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Duchesne Life Expectancy

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