Dufresne Family History

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Dufresne Name Meaning

French: topographic name for someone who lived near a prominent ash tree, from Old French fresne ‘ash’ (from Latin fraxinus), with fused preposition and definite article du ‘from the’.

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


Similar surnames: Duchesne, Buren, Furse, Dufrene, Derenne, Rufener, Turenne, Debree

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Dufresne Family Origin

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Dufresne Family Occupations

What did your Dufresne ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Dufresne occupation in the USA was Laborer. 32% of Dufresne's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Dufresne family was Works In Woolen Mill. Laborer, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Dufresne.

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  • Laborer

    32%
  • Carpenter

    19%
  • Farmer

    6%
  • Works In Woolen Mill

    6%

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Dufresne Historical Records

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Census records can give you a fascinating window into the day-to-day lives of your Dufresne ancestors - like hours worked per week, level of education, veteran status, employers, and more.

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Dufresne Life Expectancy

What is the average Dufresne lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, Dufresne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Dufresne in 1944 was 37, and 76 in 2004.

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