Collet Family History

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Collet Name Meaning

French: from a pet form of Colle.

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


Similar surnames: Collett, Pollet, Mollet, Collen, Colle, Nolet, Colley, Corle, Colen

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Collet Family Origin

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Collet Family Occupations

What did your Collet ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Collet occupation in the USA was Farmer. 37% of Collet's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Collet family was Keeping House. Farmer, Laborer and Farm Laborer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Collet.

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  • Farmer

    37%
  • Laborer

    9%
  • Farm Laborer

    5%
  • Keeping House

    5%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Collet ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Collet Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Collet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Collet 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 642 immigration records available for the last name Collet. 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 1,000 military records available for the last name Collet. For the veterans among your Collet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Collet Life Expectancy

What is the average Collet lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Collet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Collet in 1960 was 40, and 82 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Collet

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Collet ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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