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Tremblay Family History

Tremblay Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived near a group of aspen trees from a collective form of Old French tremble ‘aspen’ (see Tremble ) or a habitational name from (Le) Tremblay the name of several places in the northern part of France. Compare Tremble 3 Trembley Trembly Trimble 2 Tromblee Trombley Trombly Trumble 4 and Trumbly .

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

Similar surnames: Tremble, Trembley, Rumbley, Trembly, Trela, Reckley, Tamblyn, Twombly

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Where is the Tremblay family from?

You can see how Tremblay families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Tremblay family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Tremblay families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1911 there were 11,190 Tremblay families living in Quebec. This was about 96% of all the recorded Tremblay's in Canada. Quebec had the highest population of Tremblay families in 1911.
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What did your Tremblay ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Institutrice were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Tremblay. 25% of Tremblay men worked as a Cultivateur and 11% of Tremblay women worked as an Institutrice. Some less common occupations for Americans named Tremblay were Fils De Cultivateur and Cultivateur. .

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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

  • Cultivateur
  • Journalier
  • Menuisier
  • Fils De Cultivateur

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Institutrice
  • Couturire
  • Servante
  • Cultivateur
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Passenger Lists

There are 6,000 immigration records available for the last name Tremblay. 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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There are 8,000 military records available for the last name Tremblay. For the veterans among your Tremblay ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Tremblay lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Tremblay life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Tremblay in 1944 was 47, and 78 in 2004.

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