Deschenes Family History

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Deschenes Name Meaning

Plural form of French Duchêne (see Duchene).

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

Similar surnames: Deschene, Dechene, Deshane, Dechaine, Eschen, Duchene, Deshaies

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Deschenes Family Origin

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Deschenes Family Occupations

What did your Deschenes ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Teacher were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Deschenes. 11% of Deschenes men worked as a Laborer and 6% of Deschenes women worked as a Teacher. Some less common occupations for Americans named Deschenes were Manager and Nurse

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Machinist
  • Foreman
  • Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Teacher
  • Housewife
  • New Worker
  • Nurse

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Deschenes Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 13,000 census records available for the last name Deschenes. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Deschenes 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Deschenes. 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 Deschenes. For the veterans among your Deschenes ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Deschenes Life Expectancy

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Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Deschenes life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1991. The average life expectancy for Deschenes in 1948 was 49, and 75 in 2004.

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