Arceneaux Family History

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Arceneaux Name Meaning

Variant spelling of French Arsenault.

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

Similar surnames: Arseneau, Arseneault, Comeaux, Proveaux, Barineau, Molineaux

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Arceneaux Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Arceneaux name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Arceneaux. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • France


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Cameroon, Congo, & Southern Bantu Peoples


  • Benin/Togo


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Arceneaux Family Origin

Where is the Arceneaux family from?

Arceneaux Family Occupations

What did your Arceneaux ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, Farmer and Planter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Arceneaux. A less common occupation for the Arceneaux family was Blacksmith. The most common Arceneaux occupation in the USA was Laborer. 40% of Arceneaux's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Planter

  • Blacksmith


Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Arceneaux ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Arceneaux Historical Records

What Arceneaux family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Arceneaux. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Arceneaux census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 272 immigration records available for the last name Arceneaux. 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 Card

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Arceneaux. For the veterans among your Arceneaux ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Arceneaux Life Expectancy

What is the average Arceneaux lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Arceneaux life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Arceneaux in 1945 was 35, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Arceneaux

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Arceneaux ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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