Quesnelle Family History

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Quesnelle Name Meaning

Historically, surnames evolved as a way to sort people into groups - by occupation, place of origin, clan affiliation, patronage, parentage, adoption, and even physical characteristics (like red hair). Many of the modern surnames in the dictionary can be traced back to Britain and Ireland.

Similar surnames: Quesnell, Pesnell, Teselle, Estelle, Quesnel, Desselle, Presnell

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Quesnelle Family Origin

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Quesnelle Family Occupations

What did your Quesnelle ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Quesnelle occupation in Canada was Not Given. 40% of Quesnelle's were Not Givens. A less common occupation for the Quesnelle family was CouturiÈre. Not Given and Tailleur were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Quesnelle.

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  • Not Given

  • Tailleur

  • CouturiÈre


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Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Quesnelle ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Quesnelle Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Quesnelle. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Quesnelle 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 325 immigration records available for the last name Quesnelle. 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 38 military records available for the last name Quesnelle. For the veterans among your Quesnelle ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Quesnelle Life Expectancy

What is the average Quesnelle lifespan?

Between 1960 and 1999, in the United States, Quesnelle life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Quesnelle in 1960 was 48, and 66 in 1999.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Quesnelle

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Quesnelle 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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