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Mullett Name Meaning

English: variant of Mullet . This is the more common form of the name in Britain. Irish (Wexford): variant of Millett .

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

Similar surnames: Millett, Mellett, Mullen, Mullet, Hullett, Mallet, Hulett, Bullett

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Where is the Mullett family from?

You can see how Mullett families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Mullett family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Mullett families were found in United Kingdom in 1891. In 1840 there were 11 Mullett families living in Massachusetts. This was about 61% of all the recorded Mullett's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Mullett families in 1840.
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What did your Mullett ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Housekeeper were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Mullett. 24% of Mullett men worked as a Laborer and 13% of Mullett women worked as a Housekeeper. Some less common occupations for Americans named Mullett were Carpenter and Teacher. .

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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
  • Salesman
  • Carpenter

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Housekeeper
  • Housework
  • Housewife
  • Teacher
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Census Records

There are 27,000 census records available for the last name Mullett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Mullett 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 3,000 immigration records available for the last name Mullett. 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 Mullett. For the veterans among your Mullett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Mullett lifespan?

Between 1946 and 2004, in the United States, Mullett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1953, and highest in 1978. The average life expectancy for Mullett in 1946 was 49, and 74 in 2004.

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