Parlette Family History

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Parlette Name Meaning

Characteristic Canadian spelling of French Parlet, a nickname for a talkative person or a legal advocate or orator, from a derivative of parler, ‘to speak’. This is a characteristic Canadian spelling reflecting the Canadian practice of sounding the final -t, which in France would normally be silent.

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

Similar surnames: Paulette, Parrotte, Pichette, Payette, Piette, Paquette, Boulette

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Parlette Family Origin

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Parlette Family Occupations

What did your Parlette ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Saleslady were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Parlette. 30% of Parlette men worked as a Laborer and 34% of Parlette women worked as a Saleslady. Some less common occupations for Americans named Parlette were Store Manager and Teacher

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Laborer
  • Farmer
  • Carpenter
  • Store Manager

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Saleslady
  • Stenographer
  • Bookkeeper
  • Teacher

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Parlette Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Parlette. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Parlette 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 173 immigration records available for the last name Parlette. 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 493 military records available for the last name Parlette. For the veterans among your Parlette ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Parlette Life Expectancy

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Between 1959 and 2004, in the United States, Parlette life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1970, and highest in 1995. The average life expectancy for Parlette in 1959 was 46, and 80 in 2004.

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