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Lesieur Name Meaning

French: from Old French sieur ‘lord’ (Latin senior ‘elder’). This was either an occupational name for someone in the service of a great lord or a derisive nickname for a person who gave himself airs and graces.

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

Similar surnames: Lesueur, Losier, Lemer, Lussier, Lepper, Lier, Lemieux, Lesser

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Lesieur Family Origin

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Lesieur Family Occupations

What did your Lesieur ancestors do for a living?

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

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Farming

  • Retired Merchant


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

Lesieur Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lesieur. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lesieur 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Lesieur. 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 Lesieur. For the veterans among your Lesieur ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lesieur Life Expectancy

What is the average Lesieur lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Lesieur life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 1966. The average life expectancy for Lesieur in 1944 was 23, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lesieur

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lesieur 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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