Drolet Family History

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Drolet Name Meaning

French: probably a nickname, from a diminutive of drôle ‘lively’, ‘cheeky’.

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

Similar surnames: Doyen, Dronet, Dole, Rolek, Roquet, Violet, Drott, Nolet, Druley

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Drolet Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Drolet name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Drolet. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales


  • France


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Germanic Europe


  • Italy


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Drolet Family Origin

Where is the Drolet family from?

Drolet Family Occupations

What did your Drolet ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Drolet family was Conductor. Ship Carpenter, Cigar Dealer and Clerking In Saloon were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Drolet. The most common Drolet occupation in the USA was Ship Carpenter. 15% of Drolet's were Ship Carpenters.

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  • Ship Carpenter

  • Cigar Dealer

  • Clerking In Saloon

  • Conductor


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

Drolet Historical Records

What Drolet family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 31,000 census records available for the last name Drolet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Drolet 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Drolet. 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 Drolet. For the veterans among your Drolet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Drolet Life Expectancy

What is the average Drolet lifespan?

Between 1943 and 2004, in the United States, Drolet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1943, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Drolet in 1943 was 31, and 66 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Drolet

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Drolet 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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