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Monette Family History

Monette Name Meaning

Altered form of French Monet or of its variant Monnet reflecting the Canadian and American French practice of sounding the final -t. Compare Monett and Monnette . In some cases possibly also French: from a pet form of the female personal name Simone (see Simon ). This surname is very rare in France.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, 2022

Similar surnames: Minette, Monetti, Mette, Lorette, Simonette, Odette, Myette, Minett

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Where is the Monette family from?

You can see how Monette families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Monette family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Monette families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1840 there was 1 Monette family living in Louisiana. This was about 50% of all the recorded Monette's in USA. Louisiana and 1 other state had the highest population of Monette families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Monette surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Monette ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Waitress were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Monette. 24% of Monette men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Monette women worked as a Waitress. Some less common occupations for Americans named Monette were Salesman and Seamstress. .

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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
  • Farmer
  • Farm Laborer
  • Salesman

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Waitress
  • Housewife
  • Servant
  • Seamstress
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Census Records

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Monette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Monette 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 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Monette. 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 2,000 military records available for the last name Monette. For the veterans among your Monette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Monette lifespan?

Between 1949 and 2004, in the United States, Monette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2000. The average life expectancy for Monette in 1949 was 40, and 71 in 2004.

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