Gingras Family History

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Gingras Name Meaning

French Canadian variant of French Gingreau, unexplained.

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

Similar surnames: Gras, Gingell, Ingman, Kings, Pinkas, Mingus, Grigas, Rings, Ganas

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Gingras Family Origin

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Gingras Family Occupations

What did your Gingras ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Gingras occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 23% of Gingras's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, School and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Gingras. A less common occupation for the Gingras family was Farmer.

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  • Cultivateur

  • School

  • Journalier

  • Farmer


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

Gingras Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Gingras Life Expectancy

What is the average Gingras lifespan?

Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Gingras life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1942, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Gingras in 1942 was 39, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Gingras

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Gingras 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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