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Houlette Name Meaning

French:: habitational name from (Les) Houlettes the name of several places mainly in Normandy named with a diminutive of Old French houle ‘hole hollow’. possibly also a nickname for a shepherd from houlette ‘crook a shepherd's staff’.

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


Similar surnames: Roulette, Huett, Tollett, Hazlett, Malette, Goulet, Durette, Hogsett

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Where is the Houlette family from?

You can see how Houlette families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Houlette family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Houlette families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 11 Houlette families living in Iowa. This was about 52% of all the recorded Houlette's in USA. Iowa had the highest population of Houlette families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Houlette surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Houlette ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Houlette. 28% of Houlette men worked as a Farmer and 38% of Houlette women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Houlette were Proprietor and School Teacher. .

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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
    28%
  • Clerk
    17%
  • Truck Driver
    12%
  • Proprietor
    12%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    38%
  • Housekeeper
    38%
  • School Teacher
    25%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Houlette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Houlette 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 60 immigration records available for the last name Houlette. 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 408 military records available for the last name Houlette. For the veterans among your Houlette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Houlette lifespan?

Between 1961 and 2004, in the United States, Houlette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1975, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Houlette in 1961 was 37, and 82 in 2004.

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