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

What did your Duchesne ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Cultivateur

    23%
  • Journalier

    12%
  • Farmer

    8%
  • Laborer

    6%

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

Duchesne Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Duchesne Life Expectancy

What is the average Duchesne lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Duchesne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Duchesne in 1956 was 33, and 81 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Duchesne

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Duchesne 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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