Turcotte Family History

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Turcotte Name Meaning

French: from a diminutive of turc ‘Turk’, which may be an ethnic name, but is also found as a nickname for someone who had traveled to the eastern Mediterranean on a crusade. Compare English, Dutch, and German Turk.

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

Similar surnames: Turco, Turcott, Turtle, Durette, Trotter, Marcotte, Surette, Drott

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Turcotte Family Origin

Where is the Turcotte family from?

Turcotte Family Occupations

What did your Turcotte ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Turcotte occupation in the USA was Laborer. 21% of Turcotte's were Laborers. A less common occupation for the Turcotte family was Machinist. Laborer, Keeping House and Blacksmith were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Turcotte.

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  • Laborer

  • Keeping House

  • Blacksmith

  • Machinist


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

Turcotte Historical Records

What Turcotte family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 69,000 census records available for the last name Turcotte. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Turcotte 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Turcotte. 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 4,000 military records available for the last name Turcotte. For the veterans among your Turcotte ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Turcotte Life Expectancy

What is the average Turcotte lifespan?

Between 1945 and 2004, in the United States, Turcotte life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Turcotte in 1945 was 59, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Turcotte

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Turcotte 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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