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Dupuis Family History

Dupuis Surname Meaning

French:: topographic name for someone ‘from the well’ from Old French puis ‘well’ with fused preposition and definite article du ‘from the’. Compare Dupee Dupuie Dupuy 2 and Wells . altered form of Dupuy

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Dupuy, Dupin, Dubois, Dumais, Dykhuis, Duris, Duclos, Duthie, Dubas

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Where is the Dupuis family from?

You can see how Dupuis families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Dupuis family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Dupuis families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 1,960 Dupuis families living in Quebec. This was about 78% of all the recorded Dupuis's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Dupuis families in 1911.
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What did your Dupuis ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Couturire were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Dupuis. 24% of Dupuis men worked as a Cultivateur and 10% of Dupuis women worked as a Couturire. Some less common occupations for Americans named Dupuis were Labourer and Revenue. .

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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

  • Cultivateur
    24%
  • Journalier
    14%
  • Farmer
    11%
  • Labourer
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Couturire
    10%
  • Institutrice
    8%
  • Servante
    8%
  • Revenue
    7%
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Census Records

There are 80,000 census records available for the last name Dupuis. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Dupuis 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Dupuis. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Dupuis. For the veterans among your Dupuis ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Dupuis lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Dupuis life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1950, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Dupuis in 1947 was 43, and 76 in 2004.

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