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Daneau Family History

Daneau Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Deneau, Dana, Dane, Danek, Landau, Danese, Mineau, Danca, Danza

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Where is the Daneau family from?

You can see how Daneau families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Daneau family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1841 and 1920. The most Daneau families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1891 there were 7 Daneau families living in London. This was about 64% of all the recorded Daneau's in United Kingdom. London had the highest population of Daneau families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Daneau surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Daneau ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Journalier and Fab Des Ferm were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Daneau. 19% of Daneau men worked as a Journalier and 100% of Daneau women worked as a Fab Des Ferm. .

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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 1921

  • Journalier
  • Navigator
  • Cult
  • Fils De Cultivateur

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Fab Des Ferm
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What Daneau family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Daneau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Daneau 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Daneau. 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 149 military records available for the last name Daneau. For the veterans among your Daneau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Daneau lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Daneau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Daneau in 1962 was 56, and 83 in 2004.

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