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Gavette Family History

Gavette Name Meaning

Altered form of English Gavitt . Compare Gavett .

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

Similar surnames: Gravett, Racette, Gavett, Clavette, Majette, Mayette, Payette

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Where is the Gavette family from?

You can see how Gavette families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Gavette family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Gavette families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Gavette family living in Ohio. This was 100% of all the recorded Gavette's in USA. Ohio had the highest population of Gavette families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Gavette surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Gavette ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer was the top reported job for people in the USA named Gavette. 32% of Gavette men worked as a Farmer. .

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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

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Painter
  • Carpenter
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Gavette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Gavette 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 56 immigration records available for the last name Gavette. 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 174 military records available for the last name Gavette. For the veterans among your Gavette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Gavette lifespan?

Between 1964 and 2004, in the United States, Gavette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1997. The average life expectancy for Gavette in 1964 was 61, and 75 in 2004.

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