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Chevrette Family History

Chevrette Name Meaning

Americanized form of French Chevret: diminutive of chèvre ‘goat’ used as a nickname for a swift and agile individual or as a metonymic occupational name for a goatherd. Altered ending reflects the Canadian and American French practice of sounding the final -t. In some cases possibly also French: from the feminine form of Chevret (see 1 above).

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


Similar surnames: Charette, Chenette, Clavette, Chevrier, Cherek, Chauvette, Cartrette

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Where is the Chevrette family from?

You can see how Chevrette families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Chevrette family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Chevrette families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 7 Chevrette families living in Rhode Island. This was 100% of all the recorded Chevrette's in USA. Rhode Island had the highest population of Chevrette families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Chevrette surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Chevrette ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, New Worker and Winder were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Chevrette. 22% of Chevrette men worked as a New Worker and 100% of Chevrette women worked as a Winder. .

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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

  • New Worker
    22%
  • Truck Driver
    14%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Carpenter
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Winder
    100%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Chevrette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Chevrette 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 243 immigration records available for the last name Chevrette. 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 336 military records available for the last name Chevrette. For the veterans among your Chevrette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Chevrette lifespan?

Between 1944 and 2004, in the United States, Chevrette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1995, and highest in 1976. The average life expectancy for Chevrette in 1944 was 32, and 77 in 2004.

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