Chelette Family History

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Chelette Name Meaning

North American form of French Chelet, which is perhaps a variant of Gillette, or alternatively a variant of Chalet ‘house’, either a topographic name or habitational name from any of the various places called Le Chalet or Les Chalets.

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

Similar surnames: Houlette, Colette, Frenette, Caouette, Violette, Caplette, Collette

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Chelette Family Origin

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Chelette Family Occupations

What did your Chelette ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Chelette. 29% of Chelette men worked as a Farmer and 50% of Chelette women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Chelette were New Worker and Beautician

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Truck Driver
  • New Worker

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
  • Beautician

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

Chelette Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Chelette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chelette census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 31 immigration records available for the last name Chelette. 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 Card

There are 462 military records available for the last name Chelette. For the veterans among your Chelette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Chelette Life Expectancy

What is the average Chelette lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Chelette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Chelette in 1962 was 46, and 85 in 2004.

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