Jarreau Family History

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Jarreau Name Meaning

French: from a diminutive of Old French garra ‘crock or jar for oil’, presumably a metonymic occupational name for a maker of such crocks or for a producer or seller of aromatic or comestible oils. This name is concentrated in LA.

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

Similar surnames: Barreau, Barteau, Barbeau, Barrett, Correa, Warren, Lareau, Jandreau

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Jarreau Family Origin

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Jarreau Family Occupations

What did your Jarreau ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Jarreau. 29% of Jarreau men worked as a Farmer and 16% of Jarreau women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jarreau were Farm Laborer and Laborer

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Farm Labor
  • Farm Laborer

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Cook
  • Farm Laborer
  • Stenographer
  • Laborer

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Jarreau Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Jarreau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jarreau 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 76 immigration records available for the last name Jarreau. 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 631 military records available for the last name Jarreau. For the veterans among your Jarreau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Jarreau Life Expectancy

What is the average Jarreau lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Jarreau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Jarreau in 1949 was 36, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Jarreau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Jarreau 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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