Frechette Family History

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Frechette Name Meaning

French Canadian spelling of French Fréchet, a habitational name from places in Haute Garonne and Hautes Pyrénées, so named from Gascon dialect frèche, herèche ‘ash tree’ + the diminutive ending -et.

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

Similar surnames: Frenette, Fredette, Pichette, Freiheit, Faucette, Rochette, Racette

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Frechette Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Frechette name?

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

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  • France


  • England & Wales


  • Ireland & Scotland


  • Eastern Europe & Russia


  • Germanic Europe


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Frechette Family Origin

Where is the Frechette family from?

Frechette Family Occupations

What did your Frechette ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Frechette occupation in the USA was Laborer. 19% of Frechette's were Laborers. Laborer, Carpenter and Farmer were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Frechette. A less common occupation for the Frechette family was Keeping House.

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  • Laborer

  • Carpenter

  • Farmer

  • Keeping House


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

Frechette Historical Records

What Frechette family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 30,000 census records available for the last name Frechette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Frechette 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Frechette. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Frechette. For the veterans among your Frechette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Frechette Life Expectancy

What is the average Frechette lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Frechette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1954, and highest in 2001. The average life expectancy for Frechette in 1954 was 38, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Frechette

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Frechette 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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