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Russeau Family History

Russeau Surname Meaning

French: variant of Rousseau and in North America (also) an altered form of this.

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


Similar surnames: Brusseau, Russel, Rustan, Dusseau, Rousseau, Brousseau, Russaw

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Where is the Russeau family from?

You can see how Russeau families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Russeau family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Russeau families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 57 Russeau families living in Quebec. This was about 86% of all the recorded Russeau's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Russeau families in 1911.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Russeau surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Russeau ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Journalier and Journalier were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Russeau. 74% of Russeau men worked as a Journalier and 100% of Russeau women worked as a 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

  • Journalier
    74%
  • Rentier
    14%
  • Cultivateur
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Journalier
    100%
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What Russeau family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Russeau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Russeau 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 136 immigration records available for the last name Russeau. 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 179 military records available for the last name Russeau. For the veterans among your Russeau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Russeau lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Russeau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1983, and highest in 1972. The average life expectancy for Russeau in 1961 was 46, and 87 in 2004.

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