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Fregeau Name Meaning

French (Frégeau): metathesized form of Fergeau from an old vernacular form of the Latin personal name Ferreolus derived from ferrum ‘iron’. Compar Frazier .

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

Similar surnames: Fryrear, Fredieu, Reneau, Crepeau, Breau, Rega, Fruge, Deveau, Frere

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Where is the Fregeau family from?

You can see how Fregeau families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fregeau family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Fregeau families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 172 Fregeau families living in Quebec. This was about 92% of all the recorded Fregeau's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Fregeau families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fregeau surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fregeau ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Journalier and Institutrice were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Fregeau. 25% of Fregeau men worked as a Journalier and 34% of Fregeau women worked as an Institutrice. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fregeau were Fils De Cultivateur and Housek. .

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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
  • Journalier
  • Cultivateur
  • Fils De Cultivateur

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Institutrice
  • Stenographer
  • Housek
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fregeau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fregeau 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 396 immigration records available for the last name Fregeau. 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 393 military records available for the last name Fregeau. For the veterans among your Fregeau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fregeau lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Fregeau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Fregeau in 1958 was 61, and 70 in 2004.

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