Comeaux Family History

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Comeaux Name Meaning

Variant spelling of French Comeau. This is a frequent name in LA, where bearers are descendants of the Acadian refugees from the 18th-century expulsion by the British Canadians.

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


Similar surnames: Comeau, Compeau, Meaux, Badeaux, Comer, Godeaux, Scioneaux, Proveaux

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Comeaux Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Comeaux name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Comeaux. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • France

    41%

  • England & Wales

    28%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    11%

  • Germanic Europe

    4%

  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples

    3%

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Comeaux Family Origin

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Comeaux Family Occupations

What did your Comeaux ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Comeaux family was Swamper. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Comeaux. The most common Comeaux occupation in the USA was Farmer. 39% of Comeaux's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    39%
  • Laborer

    15%
  • Farm Laborer

    9%
  • Swamper

    9%

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

Comeaux Historical Records

What Comeaux family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Comeaux. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Comeaux 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 462 immigration records available for the last name Comeaux. 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 Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Comeaux. For the veterans among your Comeaux ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Comeaux Life Expectancy

What is the average Comeaux lifespan?

Between 1952 and 2004, in the United States, Comeaux life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Comeaux in 1952 was 49, and 73 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Comeaux

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Comeaux 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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