Fecteau Family History

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Fecteau Name Meaning

French Canadian: altered spelling of Filteau or Feuilleteau, diminutives of Feuillet, which is itself a diminutive of Feuille, meaning ‘leaf,’ with a wide variety of applications that make the semantic identification doubtful.

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


Similar surnames: Facteau, Decoteau, Croteau, Belleau, Neveau, Bebeau, Hurteau, Buteau

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Fecteau Family Origin

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Fecteau Family Occupations

What did your Fecteau ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Fecteau family was Cultivateur Son. The most common Fecteau occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 20% of Fecteau's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, School and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Fecteau.

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  • Cultivateur

    20%
  • School

    17%
  • Journalier

    12%
  • Cultivateur Son

    5%

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

Fecteau Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Fecteau Life Expectancy

What is the average Fecteau lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Fecteau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Fecteau in 1944 was 22, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Fecteau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Fecteau 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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Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
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