Duplessis Family History

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Duplessis Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived by a quickset fence, Old French pleis (from Latin plexum past participle of plectere ‘plait’, ‘weave’), with fused preposition and definite article du ‘from the’. This is a Huguenot name, well established in South Africa and elsewhere.

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


Similar surnames: Duplantis, Dumesnil, Dupre, Dulin, Dupuis, Duplechain, Cypress

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Duplessis Family Origin

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Duplessis Family Occupations

What did your Duplessis ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Duplessis family was At School. The most common Duplessis occupation in Canada was School. 11% of Duplessis's were Schools. School, Farmer and Cultivateur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Duplessis.

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  • School

    11%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Cultivateur

    6%
  • At School

    3%

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

Duplessis Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Duplessis Life Expectancy

What is the average Duplessis lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Duplessis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Duplessis in 1945 was 28, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Duplessis

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Duplessis 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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