Rougeau Family History

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Rougeau Name Meaning

French: diminutive of Rouge, a nickname for someone with a ruddy complexion.

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

Similar surnames: Rouleau, Rousseau, Rondeau, Buteau, Goudeau, Pruneau, Rough, Bruneau

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Rougeau Family Origin

Where is the Rougeau family from?

Rougeau Family Occupations

What did your Rougeau ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Rougeau family was Farm. Farmer, Laborer and Dry Goods Merchant were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Rougeau. The most common Rougeau occupation in the USA was Farmer. 38% of Rougeau's were Farmers.

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  • Farmer

  • Laborer

  • Dry Goods Merchant

  • Farm


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

Rougeau Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Rougeau. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Rougeau 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 209 immigration records available for the last name Rougeau. 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 609 military records available for the last name Rougeau. For the veterans among your Rougeau ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Rougeau Life Expectancy

What is the average Rougeau lifespan?

Between 1963 and 2004, in the United States, Rougeau life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Rougeau in 1963 was 64, and 67 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Rougeau

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Rougeau 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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