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Descoteaux Family History

Descoteaux Name Meaning
French: topographic name for someone living in a hilly place, from the plural of coteau ‘small hill’. This was a secondary surname in Canada, and has often been translated as Hill.

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

62,333 Historical Documents with Descoteaux on Ancestry.com
9,081 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
505 Military Records
425 Immigration Records
4,908 Census and Voter Lists
47,414 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Descoteaux Families

  • Number of Descoteaux families
     8 - 14
     3 - 7
     1 - 2
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
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    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Descoteaux Family Origin

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Descoteaux Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Descoteaux

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