Charpentier Family History

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Charpentier Name Meaning

French: occupational name for a worker in wood, from Old French charpentier (Late Latin carpentarius ‘cartwright’).

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


Similar surnames: Carpenter, Carpentieri, Carpentier, Charlier, Chartier, Parmentier

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Charpentier Family Origin

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Charpentier Family Occupations

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  • Cap Maker

    20%
  • Drawing Master (Teach)

    20%
  • Engineers Clerk

    20%
  • Professor Of French

    20%

In 1881, Cap Maker, Drawing Master (Teach) and Engineers Clerk were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Charpentier. A less common occupation for the Charpentier family was Professor Of French. The most common Charpentier occupation in the UK was Cap Maker. 20% of Charpentier's were Cap Makers.

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Charpentier Historical Records

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Charpentier Life Expectancy

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Famous Charpentier Family

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Audrey Hepburn1929 - 1993 (63)
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