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Dupre Name Meaning

French (Dupré): topographic name from pré ‘meadow’ (from Old French pred) with fused preposition and definite article du ‘from the’; or a habitational name for someone from any of several places in various parts of France named Le Pré. Compare Deupree and Dupree .

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


Similar surnames: Ducre, Dupin, Lapre, Dupere, Dury, Duke, Duprey, Suire, Dura, Dupuy

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Where is the Dupre family from?

You can see how Dupre families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dupre family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dupre families were found in USA in 1880. In 1911 there were 350 Dupre families living in Quebec. This was about 83% of all the recorded Dupre's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Dupre families in 1911.
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What did your Dupre ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Journalier and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Dupre. 19% of Dupre men worked as a Journalier and 25% of Dupre women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dupre were Cultivateur and Cutting Glass. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1921

  • Journalier
    19%
  • Farmer
    15%
  • Cultivateur
    14%
  • Cultivateur
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Stenographer
    25%
  • Revenue
    25%
  • Repasseuse
    25%
  • Cutting Glass
    25%
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Census Records

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Dupre. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dupre census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Dupre. 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 Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Dupre. For the veterans among your Dupre ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dupre lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Dupre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Dupre in 1952 was 47, and 75 in 2004.

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