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Descoteaux Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone living in a hilly place, from the plural of coteau ‘small hill’. This was a secondary surname in Canada, and has often been translated as Hill.

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


Similar surnames: Decoteau, Desormeaux, Decoste, Delvaux, Desnoyers, Duchateau, Escobar

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Descoteaux Family Origin

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Descoteaux Family Occupations

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  • Journalier

    27%
  • Cultiv.

    18%
  • Cultivateur

    18%
  • Religieuse

    14%

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In 1881, a less common occupation for the Descoteaux family was Religieuse. The most common Descoteaux occupation in Canada was Journalier. 27% of Descoteaux's were Journaliers. Journalier, Cultiv. and Cultivateur were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Descoteaux.

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Descoteaux Historical Records

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Descoteaux Life Expectancy

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