Mayette Family History

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Mayette Name Meaning

French: habitational name from places called Le Mayet in Allier and Puy-de-Dôme, or Mayet in Sarthe.

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

Similar surnames: Mayotte, Majette, Myette, Matte, Malette, Marzette, Marotte, Gavette

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Mayette Family Origin

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Mayette Family Occupations

What did your Mayette ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Mayette occupation in the USA was Farmer. 18% of Mayette's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Mayette family was Clerks In Store. Farmer, Brick Maker and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Mayette.

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  • Farmer

  • Brick Maker

  • Carpenter

  • Clerks In Store


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

Mayette Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 2,000 census records available for the last name Mayette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mayette 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 93 immigration records available for the last name Mayette. 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 318 military records available for the last name Mayette. For the veterans among your Mayette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Mayette Life Expectancy

What is the average Mayette lifespan?

Between 1941 and 2004, in the United States, Mayette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1941, and highest in 1998. The average life expectancy for Mayette in 1941 was 30, and 80 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Mayette

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Mayette 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.

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