Ouellette Family History

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Ouellette Name Meaning

Canadian spelling of French (Norman and Champenois) Ouilet, from a Frenchified form of Willet, a pet form of William.

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


Similar surnames: Ouelette, Ouillette, Gullette, Guenette, Roulette, Collette

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Ouellette Family Origin

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Ouellette Family Occupations

What did your Ouellette ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, a less common occupation for the Ouellette family was Keeping House. Laborer, Blacksmith and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Ouellette. The most common Ouellette occupation in the USA was Laborer. 40% of Ouellette's were Laborers.

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  • Laborer

    40%
  • Blacksmith

    10%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Ouellette ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Ouellette Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 3,000 census records available for the last name Ouellette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ouellette census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

Search 1940's US census records for Ouellette

Passenger List

There are 642 immigration records available for the last name Ouellette. 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 Card

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Ouellette. For the veterans among your Ouellette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ouellette Life Expectancy

What is the average Ouellette lifespan?

Between 1948 and 2004, in the United States, Ouellette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Ouellette in 1948 was 52, and 75 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ouellette

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ouellette ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
Amelia Earhart1897 - 1939 (41)
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Mark Twain1835 - 1910 (74)
Grace Kelly1929 - 1982 (52)
James Dean1931 - 1955 (24)
Victor Hugo1802 - 1885 (83)
Babe Ruth1895 - 1948 (53)
Ella Fitzgerald1918 - 1996 (78)
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