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Champagne Name Meaning

French: habitational name from Champagne a historical province in the northeast of France named in Latin as Campania (from campus ‘plain flat land’). This is also the name of various villages in France and in some cases the surname may derive from one of these. This surname is also found in Haiti (see also 2 below). Compare Champaign Champaigne Champine and Shampine . Haitian: from Champagne (see 1 above) used as a nickname or personal name.

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

Similar surnames: Champigny, Campany, Champney, Champion, Chavanne, Campano, Campen

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Where is the Champagne family from?

You can see how Champagne families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Champagne family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Champagne families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1840 there were 19 Champagne families living in Louisiana. This was about 86% of all the recorded Champagne's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Champagne families in 1840.
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What did your Champagne ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Champagne. 18% of Champagne men worked as a Laborer and 7% of Champagne women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Champagne were Truck Driver and Clerk. .

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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

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Salesman
  • Truck Driver

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Saleslady
  • Stenographer
  • Clerk
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Census Records

There are 88,000 census records available for the last name Champagne. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Champagne 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Champagne. 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 10,000 military records available for the last name Champagne. For the veterans among your Champagne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Champagne lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Champagne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1945, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Champagne in 1944 was 40, and 75 in 2004.

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