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Leduc Name Meaning

French; Breton (Le Duc): from the Old French title of rank duc ‘duke’ (from Latin dux ‘leader’ genitive ducis) with the French masculine definite article le used as a nickname for someone who gave himself airs and graces or else as a metonymic occupational name for a servant employed in a ducal household. Compare Duke 4 and Laduke .

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

Similar surnames: Ledoux, Lehew, Luc, Ledo, Leder, Lerch, Ledet, Lerud, Leu, Ledin

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Where is the Leduc family from?

You can see how Leduc families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Leduc family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Leduc families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 2,086 Leduc families living in Quebec. This was about 89% of all the recorded Leduc's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Leduc families in 1911.
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What did your Leduc ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Commis were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Leduc. 23% of Leduc men worked as a Cultivateur and 9% of Leduc women worked as a Commis. Some less common occupations for Americans named Leduc were Commis and Journalier. .

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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

  • Cultivateur
  • Journalier
  • Farmer
  • Commis

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Commis
  • Servante
  • Couturire
  • Journalier
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Census Records

There are 64,000 census records available for the last name Leduc. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Leduc 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 4,000 immigration records available for the last name Leduc. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Leduc. For the veterans among your Leduc ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Leduc lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Leduc life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Leduc in 1945 was 50, and 74 in 2004.

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