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Morrisette Name Meaning

Variant of Morissette a surname of French origin.

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


Similar surnames: Morrisett, Morisette, Morrissette, Morissette, Garrette, Morisset

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Where is the Morrisette family from?

You can see how Morrisette families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Morrisette family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1840 and 1920. The most Morrisette families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there was 1 Morrisette family living in Virginia. This was 100% of all the recorded Morrisette's in USA. Virginia had the highest population of Morrisette families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Morrisette surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Morrisette ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housewife were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Morrisette. 18% of Morrisette men worked as a Laborer and 16% of Morrisette women worked as a Housewife. Some less common occupations for Americans named Morrisette were Carpenter and Winder. .

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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
    18%
  • Farmer
    13%
  • Salesman
    10%
  • Carpenter
    9%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housewife
    16%
  • Housework
    9%
  • Housekeeper
    7%
  • Winder
    6%
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Census Records

There are 7,000 census records available for the last name Morrisette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Morrisette 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 788 immigration records available for the last name Morrisette. 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 880 military records available for the last name Morrisette. For the veterans among your Morrisette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Morrisette lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Morrisette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1948, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Morrisette in 1948 was 47, and 82 in 2004.

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