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Pelletier Family History

Pelletier Name Meaning
French: occupational name for a fur trader, from Old French pelletier (a derivative of pellet, diminutive of pel ‘skin’, ‘hide’).

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

1,102,910 Historical Documents with Pelletier on Ancestry.com
204,096 Birth, Marriage, and Deaths
14,006 Military Records
11,014 Immigration Records
138,282 Census and Voter Lists
735,512 Member Trees

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Name Distribution of Pelletier Families

  • Number of Pelletier families
     175 - 348
     59 - 174
     1 - 58
     
    from the 1920 US Federal Census Data
  • Number of Pelletier families
     3 - 3
     2 - 2
     1
     
    from the 1891 England and Wales Census Data
  • Sorry, we couldn't find geographic distribution information for the Pelletier last name
    from the 1891 Scotland Census Data

Pelletier census records

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Pelletier Family Origin

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Pelletier Immigration Information

from the New York Passenger Lists

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You can find out when most of the Pelletier families immigrated to the United States. You can focus your search to immigration records dating from that era.

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Average Life Expectancy for Pelletier

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An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family.

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Pelletier Family Occupations

from 1880 Federal Census Data

Pelletier census records

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Pelletier Civil War Service Records

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