Dufresne Family History

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Dufresne Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived near a prominent ash tree, from Old French fresne ‘ash’ (from Latin fraxinus), with fused preposition and definite article du ‘from the’.

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


Similar surnames: Duchesne, Buren, Furse, Dufrene, Derenne, Rufener, Turenne, Debree

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Dufresne Family Origin

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Dufresne Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    17%
  • Farmer

    7%
  • Journalier

    5%
  • School

    5%

In 1881, the most common Dufresne occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 17% of Dufresne's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Dufresne family was School. Cultivateur, Farmer and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dufresne.

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Dufresne Historical Records

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Dufresne Life Expectancy

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