Lecuyer Family History

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Lecuyer Name Meaning

French (Lécuyer): from écuyer, originally meaning ‘shield-bearer’ (Latin scutarius, a derivative of scutum ‘shield’). This became a status name for a man belonging to the social rank immediately below that of knight. The surname came to America with the Huguenots. It is sometimes translated as Cook; the original term having lost transparency of meaning, it was taken as a derivative of cuire ‘to cook’.

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

Similar surnames: Metayer, Denyer, Lever, Leber, Lichter, Lockyer, Letcher, Lechner

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Lecuyer Family Origin

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Lecuyer Family Occupations

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In 1880, Axe Maker and Boot & Shoe Mnfchtr were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Lecuyer. A less common occupation for the Lecuyer family was Hotel Keeping. The most common Lecuyer occupation in the USA was Axe Maker. 33% of Lecuyer's were Axe Makers.

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  • Axe Maker

  • Boot & Shoe Mnfchtr

  • Hotel Keeping


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Lecuyer Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 12,000 census records available for the last name Lecuyer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lecuyer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

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

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Lecuyer Life Expectancy

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Between 1942 and 2004, in the United States, Lecuyer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1957, and highest in 1999. The average life expectancy for Lecuyer in 1942 was 46, and 76 in 2004.

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