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Desroches Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone living among rocks, from the fused preposition and definite article des + the plural of French roche ‘rock’, or a habitational name from any of several places named with this word. In North America, this name has been confused with Laroche, and translated as Rock.

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


Similar surnames: Desrochers, Desrosiers, Deroche, Laroche, Durocher, Desfosses, Roche

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Desroches Family Origin

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Desroches Family Occupations

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  • Cultivateur

    27%
  • Journalier

    7%
  • Continiere

    3%
  • Commis

    2%

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In 1881, the most common Desroches occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 27% of Desroches's were Cultivateurs. A less common occupation for the Desroches family was Commis. Cultivateur, Journalier and Continiere were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Desroches.

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Desroches Life Expectancy

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