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

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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.

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  • Laborer

    40%
  • Blacksmith

    10%
  • Carpenter

    10%
  • Keeping House

    10%

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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Ouellette Historical Records

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Ouellette Life Expectancy

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