Gastineau Family History

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Gastineau Name Meaning

French: topographic name from Old French gaste ‘uncultivated or ravaged land.’

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


Similar surnames: Galipeau, Gallipeau, Martineau, Gauvreau, Galarneau, Pineau

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Gastineau Family Origin

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Gastineau Family Occupations

What did your Gastineau ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Gastineau occupation in the USA was Farmer. 83% of Gastineau's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Gastineau family was Physician. Farmer and Keeping House were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Gastineau.

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  • Farmer

    83%
  • Keeping House

    8%
  • Physician

    8%

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

Gastineau Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gastineau Life Expectancy

What is the average Gastineau lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Gastineau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Gastineau in 1943 was 50, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gastineau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gastineau 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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