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Fleury Name Meaning

French and English (of Norman origin): habitational name from Fleury the name of several places in various parts of France which get their names from the Gallo-Roman personal name Florus (from Latin florus ‘blooming flowering’) + the locative suffix -acum. The surname of French origin is also found in Germany. Compare Flory .

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

Similar surnames: Merry, Noury, Flory, Ferry, Flore, Fey, Flora, Avery, Lauro, Alsbury

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Where is the Fleury family from?

You can see how Fleury families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fleury family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Fleury families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 598 Fleury families living in Quebec. This was about 76% of all the recorded Fleury's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Fleury families in 1911.
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What did your Fleury ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Fleury. 26% of Fleury men worked as a Cultivateur and 15% of Fleury women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fleury were Laborer and Civil Servant. .

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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
  • Journalier
  • Farmer
  • Laborer

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Teacher
  • Stenographer
  • Income
  • Civil Servant
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Census Records

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Fleury. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fleury 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Fleury. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Fleury. For the veterans among your Fleury ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fleury lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Fleury life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Fleury in 1948 was 44, and 70 in 2004.

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