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Darveau Family History

Darveau 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: Barbeau, Jarreau, Lareau, Barreau, Garceau, Garneau, Cariveau

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Where is the Darveau family from?

You can see how Darveau families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Darveau family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Darveau families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1891 there were 3 Darveau families living in Lancashire. This was about 75% of all the recorded Darveau's in United Kingdom. Lancashire had the highest population of Darveau families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Darveau surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Darveau ancestors do for a living?

In 1921, Cultivateur and Commis were the top reported jobs for men and women in the Canada named Darveau. 49% of Darveau men worked as a Cultivateur and 100% of Darveau women worked as a Commis. .

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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

  • Cultivateur
    49%
  • Fils De Cultivateur
    11%
  • Fils Cultivateur
    8%
  • Menuisier
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1921

  • Commis
    100%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Darveau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Darveau 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 94 immigration records available for the last name Darveau. 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 209 military records available for the last name Darveau. For the veterans among your Darveau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Darveau lifespan?

Between 1967 and 2002, in the United States, Darveau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Darveau in 1967 was 73, and 89 in 2002.

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