St. Louis Family History

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St. Louis Name Meaning

French: habitational name from any of several places so called (in Aude, Dordogne, Gironde, Haut-Rhin, and Moselle), named with a religious dedication to a St. Louis (see Lewis). In some instances the suffix St may have been an ironic attachment to the family name Louis. As a secondary surname, it is associated with many surnames, including Despres, Doucet, Gaudet, Jourdain, Louis, Roy, and Supernant.

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


Similar surnames: St. Denis, St. Ours, St. Aubin, St. Andre, St. Marie, St. Ores

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St. Louis Family Origin

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St. Louis Family Occupations

What did your St. Louis ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the St. Louis family was Carpenter. Farmer, Laborer and Shoemaker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by St. Louis. The most common St. Louis occupation in the USA was Farmer. 30% of St. Louis's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    30%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Shoemaker

    7%
  • Carpenter

    3%

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St. Louis Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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St. Louis Life Expectancy

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your St. Louis 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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