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Loiseau Name Meaning

French:: nickname derived from Old French oisel ‘bird’ with fused definite article l' (see Loisel ). possibly also a habitational name from L'Oiseau the name of several places in various parts of France. This surname is also found in Haiti. Compare Bird and Lozeau .

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


Similar surnames: Loisel, Boileau, Labeau, Loiselle, Lozeau, Boisseau, Soileau

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Where is the Loiseau family from?

You can see how Loiseau families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Loiseau family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Loiseau families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1840 there was 1 Loiseau family living in Louisiana. This was 100% of all the recorded Loiseau's in USA. Louisiana had the highest population of Loiseau families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Loiseau surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Loiseau ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Loiseau. 60% of Loiseau men worked as a Farmer and 100% of Loiseau women worked as a Maid. .

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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

  • Farmer
    60%
  • Truck Driver
    40%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    100%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Loiseau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Loiseau 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 532 immigration records available for the last name Loiseau. 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 279 military records available for the last name Loiseau. For the veterans among your Loiseau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Loiseau lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Loiseau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1987, and highest in 1974. The average life expectancy for Loiseau in 1963 was 62, and 61 in 2004.

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