Santerre Family History

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Santerre Name Meaning

French: habitational name from a place to the southeast of the Somme river, named with Latin sana terra ‘healthy, wholesome land’.

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


Similar surnames: Lapierre, Saetern, Laquerre, Sander, Santeramo, Panter, Satterlee

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Santerre Family Origin

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Santerre Family Occupations

What did your Santerre ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, Cultivateur, Farmer and At School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Santerre. A less common occupation for the Santerre family was Cultivateur'S Son. The most common Santerre occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 31% of Santerre's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

    31%
  • Farmer

    10%
  • At School

    8%
  • Cultivateur'S Son

    8%

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

Santerre Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Santerre Life Expectancy

What is the average Santerre lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Santerre life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Santerre in 1955 was 38, and 74 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Santerre

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Santerre 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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