Desharnais Family History

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Desharnais Name Meaning

Perhaps a respelling of French Decharnais, a habitational name for someone from for example Charnois in Ardennes, so named from a derivative of charme ‘hornbeam’.

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


Similar surnames: Desmarais, Demarais, Desjardins, Desjarlais, Mearns, De Marinis

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Desharnais Family Origin

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Desharnais Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    23%
  • Carter

    15%
  • Journalier

    15%
  • Son

    15%

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In 1881, the most common Desharnais occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 23% of Desharnais's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Desharnais family was Son. Cultivateur, Carter and Journalier were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Desharnais.

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Desharnais Historical Records

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Desharnais Life Expectancy

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