Ledoux Family History

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Ledoux Name Meaning

French: nickname from le doux ‘the sweet (one)’ (from Old French dolz, dous). This name is often translated as Sweet, and translations to Fresh are also attested. See also Ladue.

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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Ledoux Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Ledoux name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Ledoux. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • France


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Ledoux Family Origin

Where is the Ledoux family from?

Ledoux Family Occupations

What did your Ledoux ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ledoux family was Works In Cotton Mill. The most common Ledoux occupation in the USA was Farmer. 31% of Ledoux's were Farmers. Farmer, Keeping House and Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ledoux.

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  • Farmer

  • Keeping House

  • Laborer

  • Works In Cotton Mill


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

Ledoux Historical Records

What Ledoux family records will you find?

Census Record

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 List

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 Card

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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Ledoux Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ledoux

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ledoux 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.

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