Milette Family History

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Milette Name Meaning

Probably a respelling of French Milet, from a pet form of the personal name Émile.

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

Similar surnames: Minette, Myette, Minett, Monette, Majette, Mette, Malette, Minetti

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Milette Family Origin

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Milette Family Occupations

What did your Milette ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Dress Maker and Works Cotton Mill were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Milette. The most common Milette occupation in the USA was Dress Maker. 33% of Milette's were Dress Makers. A less common occupation for the Milette family was Works In Shoe Shop.

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  • Dress Maker

  • Works Cotton Mill

  • Works In Shoe Shop


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

Milette Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Milette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Milette 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 338 immigration records available for the last name Milette. 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 422 military records available for the last name Milette. For the veterans among your Milette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Milette Life Expectancy

What is the average Milette lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2002, in the United States, Milette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1986, and highest in 1996. The average life expectancy for Milette in 1956 was 50, and 87 in 2002.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Milette

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Milette 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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