Quesnel Family History

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Quesnel Name Meaning

French: topographic name from a diminutive of Norman, Picard quesne ‘oak tree’.

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


Similar surnames: Pesnell, Quesnell, Jessel, Fehnel, Musel, Kessel, Kiesel, Gressel

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Quesnel Family Origin

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Quesnel Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    31%
  • Journalier

    8%
  • Marchand

    6%
  • Forgeron

    4%

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Quesnel family was Forgeron. The most common Quesnel occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 31% of Quesnel's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Journalier and Marchand were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Quesnel.

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Quesnel Historical Records

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Quesnel Life Expectancy

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