Primeaux Family History

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Primeaux Name Meaning

French: nickname from a derivative, probably a pejorative, of Old French prim ‘first’, ‘superior’.

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

Similar surnames: Prieur, Prime, Prideaux, Rideau, Brideau, Prioleau, Reaux, Primmer

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Primeaux Family Origin

Where is the Primeaux family from?

Primeaux Family Occupations

What did your Primeaux ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Primeaux family was Institutrice. The most common Primeaux occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 69% of Primeaux's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Blacksmith and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Primeaux.

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  • Cultivateur

  • Blacksmith

  • Farmer

  • Institutrice


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

Primeaux Historical Records

What Primeaux family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Primeaux. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Primeaux 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 73 immigration records available for the last name Primeaux. 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 634 military records available for the last name Primeaux. For the veterans among your Primeaux ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Primeaux Life Expectancy

What is the average Primeaux lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Primeaux life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Primeaux in 1953 was 49, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Primeaux

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Primeaux 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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