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Ledoux Name Meaning

French:: nickname for a gentle-natured man from the adjective doux ‘sweet mild-mannered gentle’ (from Latin dulcis) with fused masculine definite article le. Compare Ladeau Ladieu Ladoux Ladue and Sweet . possibly also a habitational name from Le Doux the name of several places in various parts of France.

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


Similar surnames: Leroux, Leduc, Leleux, Rioux, Latour, Bebout, Lemieux, Ledger, Heroux

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Where is the Ledoux family from?

You can see how Ledoux families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ledoux family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Ledoux families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1840 there were 12 Ledoux families living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Ledoux's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Ledoux families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ledoux surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ledoux ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Ledoux. 18% of Ledoux men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Ledoux women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Ledoux were Machinist and Waitress. .

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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
    18%
  • Farmer
    16%
  • Truck Driver
    6%
  • Machinist
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
    14%
  • Housework
    8%
  • Laborer
    7%
  • Waitress
    7%
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Census Records

There are 24,000 census records available for the last name Ledoux. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ledoux 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Ledoux. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Ledoux. For the veterans among your Ledoux ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ledoux lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Ledoux life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1946, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Ledoux in 1944 was 37, and 78 in 2004.

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