Desmarais Family History

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Desmarais Name Meaning

French: habitational name for someone from any of various places named with Old French mareis, maresc ‘marsh’, as for example Les Marets, in Seine-et-Marne, Centre, Nord, and Picardy.

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


Similar surnames: Demarais, Desharnais, Desjardins, Demars, De Marinis, Demara, Dardis

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Desmarais Family Origin

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Desmarais Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    20%
  • Laborer

    20%
  • Clerk In Grocery Store

    7%
  • Hairdresser

    7%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Desmarais family was Hairdresser. The most common Desmarais occupation in the USA was Farmer. 20% of Desmarais's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Clerk In Grocery Store were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Desmarais.

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Desmarais Life Expectancy

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