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Etienne Family History

Etienne Name Meaning

French and Mauritian (Étienne); West Indian (in Haiti Martinique and Guadeloupe Étienne); Walloon: from the personal name French Étienne Walloon Etienne vernacular forms of Latin Stephanus (see Steven ). This surname is most common in Haiti.

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


Similar surnames: Detienne, Eugene, Auzenne, Senne, Linne, Stinner, Stien, Stine

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Where is the Etienne family from?

You can see how Etienne families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Etienne family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Etienne families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 3 Etienne families living in Louisiana. This was about 50% of all the recorded Etienne's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Etienne families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Etienne surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Etienne ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Etienne. 38% of Etienne men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Etienne women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Etienne were Farm Laborer and Maid. .

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

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    38%
  • Farmer
    27%
  • Salesman
    7%
  • Farm Laborer
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    25%
  • Stenographer
    19%
  • Housewife
    19%
  • Maid
    13%
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Census Records

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Passenger Lists

There are 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Etienne. 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 Cards

There are 2,000 military records available for the last name Etienne. For the veterans among your Etienne ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Etienne lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Etienne life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1977, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Etienne in 1958 was 55, and 65 in 2004.

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