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Majette Family History

Majette Name Meaning
Possibly French, metronymic from a pet form of the female personal name Marguerite (see Margeson). However, the concentration of the name in OH, VA, and NC would suggest a different origin may be involved. Distribution in OH, VA, NC suggest another origin.

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

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2,119 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
269 Military Records
110 Immigration Records
586 Census and Voter Lists
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Name Distribution of Majette Families

  • Number of Majette families
     5 - 8
     2 - 4
     1
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Majette families
     3 - 4
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Majette last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

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Majette Family Origin

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