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Michaud Name Meaning

French: variant or a pet form of the personal name Michel (see Michael ). Compare Mishoe . Altered form of French Micheau and perhaps also of Michaux both cognates of

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022


Similar surnames: Michaux, Michal, Richard, Michael, Mikhail, Michl, Mich, Mihaly

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Where is the Michaud family from?

You can see how Michaud families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Michaud family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1851 and 1920. The most Michaud families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 253 Michaud families living in Maine. This was about 75% of all the recorded Michaud's in USA. Maine had the highest population of Michaud families in 1880.
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What did your Michaud ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Michaud. 23% of Michaud men worked as a Laborer and 8% of Michaud women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Michaud were Carpenter and 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

  • Laborer
    23%
  • Farmer
    7%
  • Salesman
    5%
  • Carpenter
    5%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    8%
  • Housework
    7%
  • Teacher
    6%
  • Maid
    5%
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Census Records

There are 88,000 census records available for the last name Michaud. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Michaud 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 7,000 immigration records available for the last name Michaud. 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 9,000 military records available for the last name Michaud. For the veterans among your Michaud ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Michaud lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Michaud life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Michaud in 1943 was 18, and 70 in 2004.

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