14-Day Free Trial GIVE ME ACCESS

Fecteau Family History

Fecteau Name Meaning
French Canadian: altered spelling of Filteau or Feuilleteau, diminutives of Feuillet, which is itself a diminutive of Feuille, meaning ‘leaf,’ with a wide variety of applications that make the semantic identification doubtful.

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

43,309 Historical Documents with Fecteau on Ancestry
13,803 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,487 Military Records
624 Immigration Records
11,004 Census and Voter Lists
16,391 Member Trees

Ready to discover your family story?

Simply start with yourself and we'll do the searching for you.

Name Distribution of Fecteau Families

  • Number of Fecteau families
     21 - 39
     8 - 20
     1 - 7
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Fecteau last name
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Number of Fecteau families
     2 - 1
     2 - 1
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Fecteau census records

You can see how Fecteau families moved over time by selecting different Census years.

Census records can tell you little-known facts about your ancestors such as birthplace, occupation and value of personal estate.

View all Fecteau census records >

Fecteau Family Origin

Find out where people with the family name Fecteau lived before coming to the United States. Using Ancestry, you can search through passenger arrival records, naturalization records, border crossings, emigration records, passport applications, and even convict transportation records.

Average Life Expectancy for Fecteau

Click on a circle in the chart to view Fecteau birth and death records

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your 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.

View all Fecteau ancestors in the SSDI

Fecteau Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Fecteau census records

Census records can offer a lot of little known facts about your Fecteau ancestors, such as occupation.

Occupation can tell you about your ancestors' social status and economic status.

View all Fecteau census records >

Military Service by Fecteau

Did the Fecteaus fight for the North or the South? Or not at all? Military records can tell you a lot about your ancestors including birthplace, occupation, and even physical descriptions.

Message Board about Fecteau 38 Threads, 38 Messages

Look up another family name