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Arsenault Name Meaning

French: occupational name for a gunmaker, a seller of guns, or the keeper of an arsenal. The French word arsenal (Italian arsenale) is from Arabic dar a?s-?sina?a ‘house of fabrication’, ‘workshop’. This spelling of the surname, which is much more common in North America than in France, has been assimilated to that of other French surnames ending in -ault, for example Thibault.

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


Similar surnames: Arseneault, Denault, Legault, Dussault, Prenatt, Perreault, Chenault

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Arsenault Family Origin

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Arsenault Family Occupations

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In 1881, the most common Arsenault occupation in Canada was Farmer. 34% of Arsenault's were Farmers. Farmer, Cultivateur and Going To School were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Arsenault. A less common occupation for the Arsenault family was Pecheur.

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  • Farmer

    34%
  • Cultivateur

    16%
  • Going To School

    12%
  • Pecheur

    2%

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Arsenault Historical Records

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Arsenault Life Expectancy

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Between 1944 and 2004, Arsenault life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1989. The average life expectancy for Arsenault in 1944 was 32, and 75 in 2004.

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