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Parenteau Family History

Parenteau Name Meaning
French: diminutive of Parent.

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

106,159 Historical Documents with Parenteau on Ancestry
15,319 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,289 Military Records
967 Immigration Records
14,772 Census and Voter Lists
73,812 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Parenteau Families

  • Number of Parenteau families
     15 - 27
     6 - 14
     1 - 5
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Parenteau families
     4 - 6
     2 - 3
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Parenteau last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Parenteau census records

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Parenteau Family Origin

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Parenteau Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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Average Life Expectancy for Parenteau

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Parenteau Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Parenteau census records

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Military Service by Parenteau

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