Desrochers Family History

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Desrochers Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone living among boulders, from fused preposition and plural definite article des + the plural of rocher ‘boulder’, or a habitational name from any of several places named with this word. This name was sometimes confused with Desrosiers, even in French language documents.

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


Similar surnames: Desroches, Desrosiers, Durocher, De Rosier, Deroche, Desfosses

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Desrochers Family Origin

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Desrochers Family Occupations

What did your Desrochers ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Book Keeper and Drives Bakers Cart were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Desrochers. The most common Desrochers occupation in the USA was Book Keeper. 50% of Desrochers's were Book Keepers.

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  • Book Keeper

    50%
  • Drives Bakers Cart

    50%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Desrochers ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Desrochers Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Desrochers. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Desrochers 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Desrochers. 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 Desrochers. For the veterans among your Desrochers ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Desrochers Life Expectancy

What is the average Desrochers lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Desrochers life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Desrochers in 1946 was 48, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Desrochers

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Desrochers ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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