Turgeon Family History

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Turgeon Name Meaning

Breton: nickname meaning ‘sturgeon’, borrowed from French esturgeon.

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


Similar surnames: Sturgeon, Burden, Gudgeon, Surgeon, Turner, Gougeon, Treon, Tron

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Turgeon Family Origin

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Turgeon Family Occupations

What did your Turgeon ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Turgeon occupation in the USA was Laborer. 22% of Turgeon's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Turgeon family was Barber. Laborer, Farmer and Axe Maker were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Turgeon.

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  • Laborer

    22%
  • Farmer

    17%
  • Axe Maker

    6%
  • Barber

    6%

United States shown, England data unavailable

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Turgeon Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Turgeon Life Expectancy

What is the average Turgeon lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Turgeon life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Turgeon in 1953 was 44, and 71 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Turgeon

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Turgeon 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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