Pourciau Family History

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Pourciau Name Meaning

French: from a variant spelling of pourceau ‘piglet’, presumably an unflattering nickname for a dirty or disgusting man. This name is found chiefly in LA.

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


Similar surnames: Courteau, Bouras, Porchia, Soucie, Burcham, Garceau, Peura, Moura

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Pourciau Family Origin

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Pourciau Family Occupations

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In 1880, the most common Pourciau occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Pourciau's were Farmers. Farmer and Laborer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Pourciau.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Laborer

    50%

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Pourciau Historical Records

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Census Record

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

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Passenger List

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

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Pourciau Life Expectancy

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Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Pourciau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Pourciau in 1956 was 51, and 68 in 2004.

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Pourciau 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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