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Desjarlais Family History

Desjarlais Name Meaning
French: unexplained. The forms Desjarlès and De Gerlais also occur; this name is associated with the secondary surname St. Amand.

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

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6,548 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
579 Military Records
135 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Desjarlais Families

  • Number of Desjarlais families
     6 - 9
     3 - 5
     1 - 2
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
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    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Desjarlais last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Desjarlais Family Origin

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Desjarlais Family Occupations

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