Lemieux Family History

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Lemieux Name Meaning

French (Lémieux): habitational name from Leymieux, Loire. It is sometimes translated as Better or Betters, association with French mieux ‘better’.

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

Similar surnames: Lesieur, Ledoux, Leleux, Lheureux, Leroux, Lemery, Lesueur, Lemer

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Lemieux Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Lemieux name?

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

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  • France


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


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Lemieux Family Origin

Where is the Lemieux family from?

Lemieux Family Occupations

What did your Lemieux ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Lemieux family was Farm Laborer. Laborer, Keeping House and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lemieux. The most common Lemieux occupation in the USA was Laborer. 24% of Lemieux's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Carpenter

  • Farm Laborer


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

Lemieux Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 63,000 census records available for the last name Lemieux. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lemieux 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 5,000 immigration records available for the last name Lemieux. 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 7,000 military records available for the last name Lemieux. For the veterans among your Lemieux ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lemieux Life Expectancy

What is the average Lemieux lifespan?

Between 1947 and 2004, in the United States, Lemieux life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1947, and highest in 1988. The average life expectancy for Lemieux in 1947 was 36, and 75 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lemieux 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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