Rouleau Family History

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Rouleau Name Meaning

French: diminutive of Role, a metonymic occupational name for a scribe, from Old French role ‘scroll’.

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


Similar surnames: Rougeau, Soileau, Goudeau, Rondeau, Goulet, Boileau, Bourbeau

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Rouleau Family Origin

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Rouleau Family Occupations

What did your Rouleau ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Rouleau occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 23% of Rouleau's were Cultivateurs. Cultivateur, Journalier and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rouleau. A less common occupation for the Rouleau family was Carpenter.

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  • Cultivateur

    23%
  • Journalier

    10%
  • Farmer

    9%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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

Rouleau Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rouleau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rouleau 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Rouleau. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Rouleau. For the veterans among your Rouleau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rouleau Life Expectancy

What is the average Rouleau lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Rouleau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Rouleau in 1944 was 22, and 78 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rouleau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rouleau 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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