Desrochers Family History

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Desrochers Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone living among boulders, from fused preposition and plural definite article des + the plural of rocher ‘boulder’, or a habitational name from any of several places named with this word. This name was sometimes confused with Desrosiers, even in French language documents.

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

Similar surnames: Desroches, Desrosiers, Durocher, De Rosier, Deroche, Desfosses

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Desrochers Family Origin

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Desrochers Family Occupations

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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Desrochers ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

  • Cultivateur

  • Journalier

  • Cultivateur Fils

  • Navigateur


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In 1881, a less common occupation for the Desrochers family was Navigateur. Cultivateur, Journalier and Cultivateur Fils were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Desrochers. The most common Desrochers occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 31% of Desrochers's were Cultivateurs.

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Desrochers Historical Records

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Desrochers Life Expectancy

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