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Ett Family History

Ett 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: Ott, Fett, Nett, Lett, Pett, Eto, Kett, Hett, Ent, Bett

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Where is the Ett family from?

You can see how Ett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Ett family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Ett families were found in USA in 1880. In 1840 there was 1 Ett family living in New York. This was 100% of all the recorded Ett's in USA. New York had the highest population of Ett families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Ett surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Ett ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Ett. 100% of Ett men worked as a Laborer. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
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Census Records

There are 9,000 census records available for the last name Ett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ett census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 549 immigration records available for the last name Ett. 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 Cards

There are 5,000 military records available for the last name Ett. For the veterans among your Ett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Ett lifespan?

Between 1965 and 2004, in the United States, Ett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1996, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Ett in 1965 was 80, and 75 in 2004.

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