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Derouen Name Meaning

Altered form of French Drouin changed by folk etymology as if it meant ‘from Rouen’ (see 2 below). In some cases possibly also French: habitational name with fused preposition de ‘from’ for someone from Rouen.

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


Similar surnames: Derise, Drouin, Erben, Decoux, Domen, Derouin, Terrien, Geron, Deren

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Where is the Derouen family from?

You can see how Derouen families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Derouen family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Derouen families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 4 Derouen families living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Derouen's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Derouen families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Derouen surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Derouen ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Derouen. 39% of Derouen men worked as a Laborer and 35% of Derouen women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Derouen were Farming and Farmer. .

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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
    39%
  • Farmer
    39%
  • Proprietor
    6%
  • Farming
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    35%
  • Clerk
    14%
  • Laundress
    9%
  • Farmer
    9%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Derouen. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Derouen 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 127 immigration records available for the last name Derouen. 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 Derouen. For the veterans among your Derouen ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Derouen lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Derouen life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1954. The average life expectancy for Derouen in 1954 was 83, and 74 in 2004.

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