Primeaux Family History

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Primeaux Name Meaning

French: nickname from a derivative, probably a pejorative, of Old French prim ‘first’, ‘superior’.

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


Similar surnames: Prieur, Prime, Prideaux, Rideau, Brideau, Prioleau, Reaux, Primmer

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Primeaux Family Origin

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Primeaux Family Occupations

What did your Primeaux ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Primeaux. 26% of Primeaux men worked as a Laborer and 39% of Primeaux women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Primeaux were Carpenter and School Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
    26%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Farm Laborer
    11%
  • Carpenter
    11%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    39%
  • Waitress
    16%
  • Lodginghouse Keeper
    16%
  • School Teacher
    16%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Primeaux Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Primeaux. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Primeaux 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 73 immigration records available for the last name Primeaux. 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 634 military records available for the last name Primeaux. For the veterans among your Primeaux ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Primeaux Life Expectancy

What is the average Primeaux lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Primeaux life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Primeaux in 1953 was 49, and 74 in 2004.

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