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Lesueur Name Meaning

French: occupational name for a shoemaker or cobbler (rarely a tailor) from Old French sueur ‘one who sews’ (from Latin sutor an agent derivative of suere ‘to sew’) with fused masculine definite article le. Compare Laisure Laizure Lasure Lazear Leasure Leisure Lesuer Lesure and Lozier .

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Lesieur, Lemer, Lever, Lester, Keser, Lerner, Lesser, Resler, Leser

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Where is the Lesueur family from?

You can see how Lesueur families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lesueur family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lesueur families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 9 Lesueur families living in Virginia. This was about 69% of all the recorded Lesueur's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Lesueur families in 1840.
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What did your Lesueur ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Secretary were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lesueur. 64% of Lesueur men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Lesueur women worked as a Secretary. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Mechanic
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Secretary
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Lesueur. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lesueur census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Lesueur. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Lesueur. For the veterans among your Lesueur ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lesueur lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Lesueur life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lesueur in 1957 was 70, and 82 in 2004.

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