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Morisette Name Meaning

Variant of Morissette a surname of French origin.

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


Similar surnames: Morrisette, Morissette, Morrisett, Modisette, Morrissette, Molette

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Where is the Morisette family from?

You can see how Morisette families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Morisette family name was found in the USA, the UK, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Morisette families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 13 Morisette families living in Massachusetts. This was about 33% of all the recorded Morisette's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Morisette families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Morisette surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Morisette ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Laborer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Morisette. 20% of Morisette men worked as a Farmer and 28% of Morisette women worked as a Laborer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Morisette were Laborer and Housekeeper. .

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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

  • Farmer
    20%
  • Salesman
    16%
  • Carpenter
    8%
  • Laborer
    8%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    28%
  • Housework
    19%
  • Bookkeeper
    19%
  • Housekeeper
    19%
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Census Records

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Morisette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Morisette 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 283 immigration records available for the last name Morisette. 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 333 military records available for the last name Morisette. For the veterans among your Morisette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Morisette lifespan?

Between 1954 and 2004, in the United States, Morisette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1973, and highest in 2003. The average life expectancy for Morisette in 1954 was 54, and 81 in 2004.

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