Francois Family History

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Francois Name Meaning

French (François): from the personal name François, originally an ethnic name meaning ‘Frenchman’, (see Francis).

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


Similar surnames: Francis, Lefrancois, Francia, Frances, Franco, France, Franc

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Francois Family Origin

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Francois Family Occupations

What did your Francois ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Francois occupation in Canada was Chasseur. 24% of Francois's were Chasseurs. A less common occupation for the Francois family was Farmer. Chasseur, Hunter and Cultivateur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Francois.

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  • Chasseur

    24%
  • Hunter

    24%
  • Cultivateur

    19%
  • Farmer

    10%

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

Francois Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Francois Life Expectancy

What is the average Francois lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Francois life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Francois in 1946 was 39, and 68 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Francois

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Francois 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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