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Majette Name Meaning

Altered form of French Maget: from a diminutive of Old French mage ‘greater superior main’ used as a nickname for the eldest son. Altered ending reflects the Canadian and American French practice of sounding the final -t. Compare Magette and Majett .

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


Similar surnames: Manetta, Mette, Racette, Marotte, Myette, Malette, Minette, Monette

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Where is the Majette family from?

You can see how Majette families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Majette family name was found in the USA, and the UK between 1880 and 1920. The most Majette families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there was 1 Majette family living in Michigan. This was 100% of all the recorded Majette's in USA. Michigan had the highest population of Majette families in 1880.
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What did your Majette ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Servant were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Majette. 43% of Majette men worked as a Laborer and 72% of Majette women worked as a Servant. Some less common occupations for Americans named Majette were Truck Driver and Laborer. .

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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
    43%
  • Farmer
    35%
  • Fireman
    6%
  • Truck Driver
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Servant
    72%
  • Laborer
    29%
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What Majette family records will you find?

Census Records

There are 586 census records available for the last name Majette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Majette 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 121 immigration records available for the last name Majette. 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 269 military records available for the last name Majette. For the veterans among your Majette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Majette lifespan?

Between 1955 and 2004, in the United States, Majette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1971, and highest in 1973. The average life expectancy for Majette in 1955 was 57, and 66 in 2004.

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