Garceau Family History

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Garceau Name Meaning

French: nickname from a derivative of gars ‘boy’. The surname is particularly associated with Acadia, and hence also with the Cajuns of LA.

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


Similar surnames: Gareau, Barbeau, Barreau, Marceau, Barteau, Garneau, Lareau, Jarreau

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Garceau Family Origin

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Garceau Family Occupations

What did your Garceau ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Garceau occupation in Canada was School. 30% of Garceau's were Schools. A less common occupation for the Garceau family was Cultivateur. School, Farmer and Scholar were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Garceau.

View Census data for Garceau | Data not to scale

  • School

    30%
  • Farmer

    14%
  • Scholar

    6%
  • Cultivateur

    4%

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Garceau Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Garceau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Garceau 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 Garceau. 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 Garceau. For the veterans among your Garceau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Garceau Life Expectancy

What is the average Garceau lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Garceau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Garceau in 1954 was 60, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Garceau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Garceau 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.

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