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Thibodeaux Family History

Thibodeaux Name Meaning

Altered form of Thibodeau a surname of French origin.

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


Similar surnames: Thibedeau, Thibadeau, Thibaudeau, Thibodeau, Thibodaux, Kibodeaux

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Where is the Thibodeaux family from?

You can see how Thibodeaux families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Thibodeaux family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Thibodeaux families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 34 Thibodeaux families living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Thibodeaux's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Thibodeaux families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Thibodeaux surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Thibodeaux ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Thibodeaux. 32% of Thibodeaux men worked as a Farmer and 12% of Thibodeaux women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Thibodeaux were Carpenter and Maid. .

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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
    32%
  • Laborer
    22%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%
  • Carpenter
    4%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    12%
  • Housework
    11%
  • Housewife
    10%
  • Maid
    9%
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Census Records

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Thibodeaux. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Thibodeaux 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 623 immigration records available for the last name Thibodeaux. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Thibodeaux. For the veterans among your Thibodeaux ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Thibodeaux lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Thibodeaux life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Thibodeaux in 1945 was 31, and 71 in 2004.

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