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Nolet Family History

Nolet Name Meaning

French: from a reduced pet form of a personal name such as Arnaud, Bernaud, Renaud.

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


Similar surnames: Colen, Kolek, Noblet, Polit, Nolfi, Oles, Nolen, Poley, Nold, Toles

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Where is the Nolet family from?

You can see how Nolet families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Nolet family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1861 and 1920. The most Nolet families were found in Canada in 1911. In 1880 there were 12 Nolet families living in Massachusetts. This was about 80% of all the recorded Nolet's in USA. Massachusetts had the highest population of Nolet families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Nolet surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Nolet ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Cook were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Nolet. 18% of Nolet men worked as a Laborer and 20% of Nolet women worked as a Cook. Some less common occupations for Americans named Nolet were Axe Man and Waitress. .

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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%
  • Salesman
    9%
  • Machinist
    9%
  • Axe Man
    6%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Cook
    20%
  • Housework
    20%
  • Housekeeper
    20%
  • Waitress
    20%
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Census Records

There are 10,000 census records available for the last name Nolet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Nolet 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 656 immigration records available for the last name Nolet. 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 477 military records available for the last name Nolet. For the veterans among your Nolet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Nolet lifespan?

Between 1956 and 2004, in the United States, Nolet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1956, and highest in 2004. The average life expectancy for Nolet in 1956 was 41, and 89 in 2004.

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