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Loisel Family History

Loisel Name Meaning

French: from Old French oisel ‘bird’ with fused definite article l' used as a nickname for a flighty individual or perhaps for a small birdlike person but possibly also as a metonymic occupational name for a bird-catcher.

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


Similar surnames: Lobel, Loiseau, Housel, Rossel, Meisel, Leiser, Leise, Lois, Logel

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Where is the Loisel family from?

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

What did your Loisel ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Salesman and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Loisel. 37% of Loisel men worked as a Salesman and 100% of Loisel women worked as a Waitress. .

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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

  • Salesman
    37%
  • Laborer
    28%
  • New Worker
    19%
  • Carpenter
    19%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
    100%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Loisel. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Loisel 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Loisel. 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 302 military records available for the last name Loisel. For the veterans among your Loisel ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Loisel lifespan?

Between 1940 and 2003, in the United States, Loisel life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1940, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Loisel in 1940 was 37, and 81 in 2003.

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