Denault Family History

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Denault Name Meaning

from a northern form of Daniel, in which the final syllable -(i)el has been vocalized in Picard, and the Naams and Liège dialects. northern habitational name, with the preposition d(e), for someone from Hainault (French Hainaut, Dutch Henegouwen). perhaps a variant of Denau(x), from a southern word meaning ‘ship’ (Latin navis). possibly a variant spelling of Daignault.

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

Similar surnames: Renault, Dufault, Dault, Sault, Dent, Henault, Devault, Deneault

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Denault Family Origin

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Denault Family Occupations

What did your Denault ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Laborer, House Keeping and Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Denault. A less common occupation for the Denault family was Sewing Machine Agent. The most common Denault occupation in the USA was Laborer. 29% of Denault's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • House Keeping

  • Saloon

  • Sewing Machine Agent


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Denault Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Denault. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Denault 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 565 immigration records available for the last name Denault. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Denault. For the veterans among your Denault ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Denault Life Expectancy

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Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Denault life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Denault in 1947 was 36, and 78 in 2004.

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