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Geoffroy Name Meaning

French: from a variant spelling of the personal name Geofroi (see Jeffrey).

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


Similar surnames: Geoffrey, Godfrey, Geffre, Jeffrey, Gioffre, Gepford, Geary, Joffrion

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Where is the Geoffroy family from?

You can see how Geoffroy families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Geoffroy family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Geoffroy families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1840 there was 1 Geoffroy family living in Louisiana. This was about 50% of all the recorded Geoffroy's in USA. Louisiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Geoffroy families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Geoffroy surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Geoffroy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Geoffroy. 42% of Geoffroy men worked as a Laborer and 25% of Geoffroy women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Geoffroy were Carpenter and Housekeeper. .

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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
    42%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Salesman
    8%
  • Carpenter
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Saleslady
    25%
  • Housewife
    25%
  • Seamstress
    25%
  • Housekeeper
    25%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Geoffroy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Geoffroy 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Geoffroy. 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 606 military records available for the last name Geoffroy. For the veterans among your Geoffroy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Geoffroy lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Geoffroy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1985. The average life expectancy for Geoffroy in 1957 was 40, and 77 in 2004.

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