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Cartrette Name Meaning

Variant spelling of French Cartret, probably a derivative of Old French cartier ‘quarter’, which, among other things, denoted a measure of land equivalent to the area which could be sown with a quart of seed.

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

Similar surnames: Garrette, Charrette, Charette, Barrett, Barnette, Bassette, Cadarette

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Where is the Cartrette family from?

You can see how Cartrette families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Cartrette family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1891 and 1920. The most Cartrette families were found in the USA in 1920. In 1920 there were 18 Cartrette families living in South Carolina. This was about 46% of all the recorded Cartrette's in the USA. South Carolina had the highest population of Cartrette families in 1920.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Cartrette surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Cartrette ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Farm Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Cartrette. 69% of Cartrette men worked as a Farmer.

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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

  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Laborer
  • Farming

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Farm Laborer
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Census Records

There are 806 census records available for the last name Cartrette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Cartrette 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 13 immigration records available for the last name Cartrette. 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 411 military records available for the last name Cartrette. For the veterans among your Cartrette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Cartrette lifespan?

Between 1953 and 2004, in the United States, Cartrette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Cartrette in 1953 was 32, and 78 in 2004.

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