Houlette Family History

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Houlette Name Meaning

habitational name from either of two places in Normandy called Houlettes, named with a diminutive of houle ‘cave’ (see Houle 2). from a diminutive of houe ‘hoe’, a metonymic occupational name for an agricultural worker or someone who made or sold hoes.

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


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

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Houlette Family Origin

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Houlette Family Occupations

What did your Houlette ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Farmer, Day Laborer and Mail Carring were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Houlette. The most common Houlette occupation in the USA was Farmer. 50% of Houlette's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Houlette family was Stone Cutter.

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  • Farmer

    50%
  • Day Laborer

    17%
  • Mail Carring

    17%
  • Stone Cutter

    17%

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

Houlette Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 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 List

There are 642 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 Card

There are 1,000 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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Houlette Life Expectancy

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.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Houlette

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Houlette 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.

Famous Houlette Family

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James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
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Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
John Philip Sousa1854 - 1932 (77)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Frank Lloyd Wright1867 - 1959 (91)
Ansel Easton Adams1902 - 1984 (82)
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