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Fuselier Name Meaning

French: metonymic occupational name for a spindle-maker or for a spinner, from Old French fusel ‘spindle’, ‘bobbin’ (Late Latin fusellus, a diminutive of classical Latin fusus).

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


Similar surnames: Fusilier, Seller, Lussier, Tullier, Cuvelier, Frenier, Fassler

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Where is the Fuselier family from?

You can see how Fuselier families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Fuselier family name was found in the USA between 1840 and 1920. The most Fuselier families were found in the USA in 1880. In 1840 there were 8 Fuselier families living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Fuselier's in the USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Fuselier families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Fuselier surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Fuselier ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Fuselier. 46% of Fuselier men worked as a Farmer and 33% of Fuselier women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Fuselier were Salesman and Farm Laborer.

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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

  • Farmer
    46%
  • Laborer
    16%
  • Farm Laborer
    8%
  • Salesman
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    33%
  • Helper
    13%
  • Waitress
    9%
  • Farm Laborer
    9%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Fuselier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Fuselier census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 318 immigration records available for the last name Fuselier. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Fuselier. For the veterans among your Fuselier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Fuselier lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Fuselier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Fuselier in 1947 was 42, and 81 in 2004.

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