Girardeau Family History

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Girardeau Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of Gérard (see Gerard).

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


Similar surnames: Girardin, Girardot, Girard, Garneau, Rabideau, Gaudreau, Thibaudeau

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Girardeau Family Origin

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Girardeau Family Occupations

What did your Girardeau ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Farm Laborer and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Girardeau. A less common occupation for the Girardeau family was Keeps House. The most common Girardeau occupation in the USA was Farmer. 45% of Girardeau's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

    45%
  • Farm Laborer

    18%
  • Laborer

    18%
  • Keeps House

    9%

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

Girardeau Historical Records

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Census Record

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

Search 1940's US census records for Girardeau

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Girardeau. 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 Girardeau. For the veterans among your Girardeau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Girardeau Life Expectancy

What is the average Girardeau lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Girardeau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Girardeau in 1964 was 69, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Girardeau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Girardeau 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.

Famous Girardeau Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Abraham Lincoln1809 - 1865 (56)
Albert Einstein1879 - 1955 (76)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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