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Decoteau Name Meaning

Altered form of French Descôteaux, a topographic name from the plural of côteau ‘hillside’; often translated as Hill.

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


Similar surnames: Descoteaux, Fecteau, Ducote, Decoste, Duchateau, Simoneau, Deloney

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Decoteau Family Origin

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Decoteau Family Occupations

What did your Decoteau ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Decoteau occupation in Canada was Farmer. 26% of Decoteau's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Decoteau family was Cobbler. Farmer, School and Scholar were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Decoteau.

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  • Farmer

    26%
  • School

    24%
  • Scholar

    8%
  • Cobbler

    4%

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Decoteau Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Decoteau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Decoteau 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Decoteau. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Decoteau. For the veterans among your Decoteau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Decoteau Life Expectancy

What is the average Decoteau lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Decoteau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Decoteau in 1944 was 29, and 46 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Decoteau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Decoteau 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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