Lesueur Family History

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Lesueur Name Meaning

French and Channel Islands (Jersey): occupational name for a shoemaker or cobbler (rarely a tailor), from Old French sueur ‘one who sews’ (from Latin sutor), with the definite article le.

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

Similar surnames: Lesieur, Lemer, Lever, Lester, Keser, Lerner, Lesser, Resler, Leser

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Lesueur Family Origin

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Lesueur Family Occupations

What did your Lesueur ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Brick Mason and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Lesueur. A less common occupation for the Lesueur family was Brick Contractor. The most common Lesueur occupation in the USA was Farmer. 46% of Lesueur's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Brick Mason

  • Keeping House

  • Brick Contractor


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

Lesueur Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Lesueur. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lesueur census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Lesueur

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Lesueur. 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 Lesueur. For the veterans among your Lesueur ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Lesueur Life Expectancy

What is the average Lesueur lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Lesueur life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1974, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Lesueur in 1957 was 70, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Lesueur

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Lesueur 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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