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Cenac Surname Meaning

French (Cénac): habitational name from Cénac or (Le) Sénac names of several places in the southwestern part of France notably Sénac in Hautes-Pyrénées from a Gallo-Roman estate name formed with the Gallic personal name Senos (from seno ‘old’) + the locative suffix -acum. Compare Senac .

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


Similar surnames: Benac, Lena, Tena, Ceja, Cesa, Canal, Kunc, Cano, Cesar, Canas

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Where is the Cenac family from?

You can see how Cenac families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cenac family name was found in the USA between 1880 and 1920. The most Cenac families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 6 Cenac families living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Cenac's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Cenac families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cenac surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cenac ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Fisherman was the top reported job for people in the USA named Cenac. 43% of Cenac men worked as a Fisherman. .

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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.

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Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Fisherman
    43%
  • Laborer
    29%
  • Engineer
    29%
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What Cenac family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 557 census records available for the last name Cenac. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cenac 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 196 immigration records available for the last name Cenac. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the UK, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 151 military records available for the last name Cenac. For the veterans among your Cenac ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cenac lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Cenac life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1985, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Cenac in 1965 was 78, and 77 in 2004.

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