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Clavette Name Meaning

Altered form of French Clavet reflecting the Canadian and American French practice of sounding the final -t.

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


Similar surnames: Claverie, Charette, Gavette, Malette, Lorette, Cavett, Chevrette

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Where is the Clavette family from?

You can see how Clavette families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Clavette family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Clavette families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 20 Clavette families living in Maine. This was 100% of all the recorded Clavette's in USA. Maine had the highest population of Clavette families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Clavette surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Clavette ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Clavette. 35% of Clavette men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Clavette women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Clavette were Pick Shovel and Assembler. .

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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
    35%
  • Farmer
    25%
  • Truck Driver
    20%
  • Pick Shovel
    10%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    60%
  • Assembler
    40%
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Census Records

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Clavette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Clavette 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 257 immigration records available for the last name Clavette. 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 162 military records available for the last name Clavette. For the veterans among your Clavette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Clavette lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Clavette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1961, and highest in 1975. The average life expectancy for Clavette in 1957 was 57, and 77 in 2004.

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