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Morneau Name Meaning

French: shortened form of Morineau derived from Morin hence a double diminutive of More 2 a nickname for a dark-skinned man.

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

Similar surnames: Corneau, Mineau, Marineau, Moreau, Mongeau, Garneau, Morken, Morrell

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Where is the Morneau family from?

You can see how Morneau families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Morneau family name was found in the USA, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Morneau families were found in USA in 1920. In 1911 there were 12 Morneau families living in Quebec. This was about 55% of all the recorded Morneau's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Morneau families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Morneau surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Morneau ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Journalier were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Morneau. 45% of Morneau men worked as a Cultivateur and 20% of Morneau women worked as a Journalier. Some less common occupations for Americans named Morneau were Fils De Cultivateur and Institutrice. .

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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
  • Fils Cultivateur
  • Fils De Cultivateur

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Journalier
  • Modiste
  • Manufacturer
  • Institutrice
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What Morneau family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Morneau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Morneau 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 570 immigration records available for the last name Morneau. 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 691 military records available for the last name Morneau. For the veterans among your Morneau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Morneau lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Morneau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Morneau in 1956 was 56, and 77 in 2004.

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