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Denault Family History

Denault Surname Meaning

French: variant of Deneau 2 and in North America also of Deneau The surname Denault has apparently died out in France. Compare Dano and Deneault .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Renault, Dufault, Dault, Sault, Dent, Henault, Devault, Deneault

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Where is the Denault family from?

You can see how Denault families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Denault family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Denault families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1891 there was 1 Denault family living in Sussex. This was about 50% of all the recorded Denault's in United Kingdom. Sussex and 1 other county had the highest population of Denault families in 1891.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Denault surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Denault ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Denault. 34% of Denault men worked as a Laborer and 35% of Denault women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Denault were Carpenter and House Work. .

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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 1940

  • Laborer
    34%
  • Machinist
    7%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Carpenter
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    35%
  • Housekeeper
    10%
  • Housework
    7%
  • House Work
    7%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 565 immigration records available for the last name Denault. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Denault. For the veterans among your Denault ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Denault lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Denault life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Denault in 1947 was 36, and 78 in 2004.

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