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Odette Family History

Odette Name Meaning

Probably an altered spelling of French Odet, from a pet form of the personal name Odo (see Ott).

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


Similar surnames: Myette, Lorette, Monette, Mette, Modeste, Getter, Jette, Otte, Otten

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Where is the Odette family from?

You can see how Odette families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Odette family name was found in the USA, and Canada between 1880 and 1920. The most Odette families were found in USA in 1920. In 1880 there were 24 Odette families living in Connecticut. This was about 20% of all the recorded Odette's in USA. Connecticut had the highest population of Odette families in 1880.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Odette surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Odette ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Odette. 25% of Odette men worked as a Laborer and 22% of Odette women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Odette were Truck Driver and Secretary. .

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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
    25%
  • Farmer
    19%
  • Molder
    7%
  • Truck Driver
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    22%
  • Clerk
    22%
  • Weaver
    15%
  • Secretary
    15%
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Census Records

There are 5,000 census records available for the last name Odette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Odette 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 463 immigration records available for the last name Odette. 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 793 military records available for the last name Odette. For the veterans among your Odette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Odette lifespan?

Between 1962 and 2004, in the United States, Odette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1962, and highest in 1994. The average life expectancy for Odette in 1962 was 41, and 44 in 2004.

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