Compeau Family History

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Compeau Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of French Campeau, a variant of Champeau. This is a MI name.

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

Similar surnames: Campeau, Campau, Comeaux, Comeau, Champeau, Comar, Compo, Combee

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Compeau Family Origin

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Compeau Family Occupations

What did your Compeau ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Compeau occupation in the USA was Laborer. 43% of Compeau's were Laborers. Laborer, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Compeau. A less common occupation for the Compeau family was Keeping House.

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  • Laborer

  • Farmer

  • Farm Laborer

  • Keeping House


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

Compeau Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Compeau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Compeau 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 347 immigration records available for the last name Compeau. 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 297 military records available for the last name Compeau. For the veterans among your Compeau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Compeau Life Expectancy

What is the average Compeau lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Compeau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Compeau in 1958 was 32, and 69 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Compeau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Compeau 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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