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Lussier Name Meaning

occupational name from Old French uissier ‘usher’, ‘doorkeeper’, with the definite article l(e). occupational name from Old French huchier ‘carpenter’, ‘joiner’, ‘cabinetmaker’.

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


Similar surnames: Losier, Lusher, Bossier, Lasser, Messier, Tessier, Lier, Fuselier

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Where is the Lussier family from?

You can see how Lussier families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lussier family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Lussier families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 39 Lussier families living in Rhode Island. This was about 31% of all the recorded Lussier's in the USA. Rhode Island had the highest population of Lussier families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lussier surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lussier ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Lussier. 19% of Lussier men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Lussier women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lussier were Clerk and 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

  • Laborer
    19%
  • Farmer
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    6%
  • Clerk
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housewife
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Stenographer
    7%
  • Waitress
    6%
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Census Records

There are 39,000 census records available for the last name Lussier. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lussier 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Lussier. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Lussier. For the veterans among your Lussier ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lussier lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Lussier life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Lussier in 1950 was 47, and 74 in 2004.

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