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Lerette Family History

Lerette Name Meaning

Probably a variant form of French Lirette.

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


Similar surnames: Lorette, Surette, Jenrette, Legette, Verrette, Lovette, Berte

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Where is the Lerette family from?

You can see how Lerette families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Lerette family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Lerette families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 27 Lerette families living in Illinois. This was about 75% of all the recorded Lerette's in USA. Illinois had the highest population of Lerette families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Lerette surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Lerette ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Lerette. 44% of Lerette men worked as a Laborer and 60% of Lerette women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Lerette were Trawler and Housewife. .

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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

  • Laborer
    44%
  • Farmer
    18%
  • Labor
    14%
  • Trawler
    14%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housework
    60%
  • Housewife
    40%
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Census Records

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Lerette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Lerette 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 143 immigration records available for the last name Lerette. 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 300 military records available for the last name Lerette. For the veterans among your Lerette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Lerette lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Lerette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1984, and highest in 1968. The average life expectancy for Lerette in 1962 was 79, and 79 in 2004.

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