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Lebeau Name Meaning

French: nickname from le beau ‘the handsome’ a variant of Beau with fused masculine definite article le. It is also found in England as a surname of Huguenot origin. See also Lebel . Altered form with fused masculine definite article le of French Bau . Compare Labeau Labo Lebo and Lebow .

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

Similar surnames: Beau, Labeau, Lebleu, Leber, Bibeau, Reneau, Barbeau, Tebeau, Lareau

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Where is the Lebeau family from?

You can see how Lebeau families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lebeau family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Lebeau families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1840 there were 3 Lebeau families living in Louisiana. This was about 50% of all the recorded Lebeau's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Lebeau families in 1840.
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What did your Lebeau ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lebeau. 21% of Lebeau men worked as a Laborer and 12% of Lebeau women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lebeau were Machinist and Winder. .

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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
  • Weaver
  • Machinist

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
  • New Worker
  • Stenographer
  • Winder
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Census Records

There are 26,000 census records available for the last name Lebeau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lebeau 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 Lebeau. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Lebeau. For the veterans among your Lebeau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lebeau lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Lebeau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Lebeau in 1944 was 34, and 76 in 2004.

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