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Soileau Family History

Soileau Name Meaning
Variant spelling of French Soileux, an occupational name for a grower or seller of rye, from a derivative of Artois and Picard soille ‘rye’ (standard French seigle). This name is frequent in LA.

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

57,088 Historical Documents with Soileau on Ancestry
7,376 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
1,372 Military Records
175 Immigration Records
4,691 Census and Voter Lists
43,474 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Soileau Families

  • Number of Soileau families
     79 - 156
     27 - 78
     1 - 26
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Soileau families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Soileau last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Soileau Family Origin

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Soileau Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

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Military Service by Soileau

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