Ledet Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of French Le Dé, a nickname for a gambler, meaning ‘the die’.

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

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Ledet Family Origin

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Ledet Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    47%
  • Laborer

    17%
  • Keeping House

    10%
  • Rice Planter

    10%

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ledet family was Rice Planter. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ledet. The most common Ledet occupation in the USA was Farmer. 47% of Ledet's were Farmers.

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Ledet Historical Records

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Ledet Life Expectancy

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United States

Between 1953 and 2004, Ledet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1960, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Ledet in 1953 was 42, and 67 in 2004.

Source: Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ledet

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