Croteau Family History

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Croteau Name Meaning

French: of uncertain derivation; perhaps a diminutive of Crotte, a topographical name from Latin crypta ‘grotto’. Since the name Crotte is spelled and pronounced the same as a word meaning ‘excrement’, a family might have welcomed the opportunity to vary it.

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


Similar surnames: Chateau, Groleau, Comeau, Pruneau, Prioleau, Crotteau, Cromer

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Croteau Family Origin

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Croteau Family Occupations

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  • Laborer

    36%
  • Blacksmith

    9%
  • In Shoe Shop

    9%
  • Shoemaker

    9%

In 1880, the most common Croteau occupation in the USA was Laborer. 36% of Croteau's were Laborers. Laborer, Blacksmith and In Shoe Shop were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Croteau. A less common occupation for the Croteau family was Shoemaker.

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Croteau Historical Records

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Croteau Life Expectancy

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