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Delaune Name Meaning

French: topographic name denoting someone who lived by an alder tree (see Aune 3).

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


Similar surnames: Delane, Delaine, Delage, Delaney, Deland, Demaine, Delano, Deluke

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Where is the Delaune family from?

You can see how Delaune families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Delaune family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Delaune families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 8 Delaune families living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Delaune's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Delaune families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Delaune surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Delaune ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Clerk were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Delaune. 22% of Delaune men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Delaune women worked as a Clerk. Some less common occupations for Americans named Delaune were Carpenter and Teacher. .

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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

  • Laborer
    22%
  • Farmer
    17%
  • Farm Laborer
    12%
  • Carpenter
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Clerk
    22%
  • Seamstress
    22%
  • Waitress
    15%
  • Teacher
    15%
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Census Records

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Delaune. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Delaune 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 728 immigration records available for the last name Delaune. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Delaune. For the veterans among your Delaune ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Delaune lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Delaune life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Delaune in 1947 was 44, and 77 in 2004.

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