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Charette Family History

Charette Name Meaning

French: from Old French charette ‘cart’, a diminutive of char(re), probably acquired as a metonymic occupational name for a user or maker of carts.

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


Similar surnames: Malette, Chartier, Charrette, Clavette, Chenette, Cavett, Chevrette

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Where is the Charette family from?

You can see how Charette families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Charette family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Charette families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 26 Charette families living in Maine. This was about 32% of all the recorded Charette's in the USA. Maine had the highest population of Charette families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Charette surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Charette ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Charette. 29% of Charette men worked as a Laborer and 9% of Charette women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Charette were Truck Driver and Maid.

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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
    29%
  • Farmer
    8%
  • Carpenter
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Waitress
    7%
  • Seamstress
    7%
  • Maid
    7%
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Census Records

There are 35,000 census records available for the last name Charette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Charette 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Charette. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Charette. For the veterans among your Charette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Charette lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Charette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1944, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Charette in 1943 was 51, and 76 in 2004.

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