Ouimet Family History

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Ouimet Name Meaning

French (Norman and Champenois): from a Frenchified spelling of Wimet, a variant of Willemet, a pet form of William.

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

Similar surnames: Guier, Shimek, Ouimette, Zeimet, Piet, Opie, Duet, Huitt, Doubet

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Ouimet Family Origin

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Ouimet Family Occupations

What did your Ouimet ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, Carpenter and Retail Grocer were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Ouimet. The most common Ouimet occupation in the USA was Carpenter. 33% of Ouimet's were Carpenters. A less common occupation for the Ouimet family was Works In Axe Factory.

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  • Carpenter

  • Retail Grocer

  • Works In Axe Factory


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

Ouimet Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 19,000 census records available for the last name Ouimet. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Ouimet census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 891 immigration records available for the last name Ouimet. 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 Ouimet. For the veterans among your Ouimet ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Ouimet Life Expectancy

What is the average Ouimet lifespan?

Between 1950 and 2004, in the United States, Ouimet life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1978, and highest in 1979. The average life expectancy for Ouimet in 1950 was 61, and 77 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Ouimet

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Ouimet 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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