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Marchessault Family History

Marchessault Name Meaning
French: perhaps a variant of Marcheseuil, habitational name from a place in Liernais, Côte d’Or, named with the dialect word marchais ‘marsh’.

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

11,325 Historical Documents with Marchessault on Ancestry.com
3,258 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
222 Military Records
148 Immigration Records
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Name Distribution of Marchessault Families

  • Number of Marchessault families
     14 - 25
     5 - 13
     1 - 4
     
    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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Marchessault Family Origin

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Marchessault Family Occupations

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