Desruisseaux Family History

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Desruisseaux Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived in an area characterized by streams, from the fused preposition and plural definite article des ‘from the’ + ruisseaux, plural of ruisseau ‘stream’.

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


Similar surnames: Desrosiers, Debrosse, Descoteaux, Dusseau, Desormeaux, Derousse

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Desruisseaux Family Origin

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Desruisseaux Family Occupations

What did your Desruisseaux ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, a less common occupation for the Desruisseaux family was Farmer. Cultivateur, Cultiv. and Cultivateur Son were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Desruisseaux. The most common Desruisseaux occupation in Canada was Cultivateur. 46% of Desruisseaux's were Cultivateurs.

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  • Cultivateur

    46%
  • Cultiv.

    23%
  • Cultivateur Son

    8%
  • Farmer

    8%

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Desruisseaux Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Desruisseaux. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Desruisseaux census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Desruisseaux. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Desruisseaux. For the veterans among your Desruisseaux ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Desruisseaux Life Expectancy

What is the average Desruisseaux lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Desruisseaux life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1993. The average life expectancy for Desruisseaux in 1947 was 42, and 56 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Desruisseaux

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Desruisseaux ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

Famous Desruisseaux Family

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Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
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