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Jarreau Family History

Jarreau Name Meaning

French:: probably a variant of Garreau (see Gareau ). possibly also a from a diminutive of jarre ‘(earthenware) jar for oil’ (see Jarret ).

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


Similar surnames: Barreau, Barteau, Barbeau, Barrett, Correa, Warren, Lareau, Jandreau

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Where is the Jarreau family from?

You can see how Jarreau families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Jarreau family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Jarreau families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 2 Jarreau families living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Jarreau's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Jarreau families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Jarreau surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Jarreau ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Jarreau. 42% of Jarreau men worked as a Farmer and 24% of Jarreau women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Jarreau were Proprietor and Seamstress. .

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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
    42%
  • Laborer
    23%
  • Farm Labor
    9%
  • Proprietor
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cook
    24%
  • Farm Laborer
    24%
  • Stenographer
    24%
  • Seamstress
    16%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Jarreau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Jarreau 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 76 immigration records available for the last name Jarreau. 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 631 military records available for the last name Jarreau. For the veterans among your Jarreau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Jarreau lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Jarreau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1949, and highest in 1971. The average life expectancy for Jarreau in 1949 was 36, and 70 in 2004.

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