Parrett Family History

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Parrett Name Meaning

English (southern counties): from a Middle English personal name, a pet form of Peter. Compare Parrott.

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


Similar surnames: Parrott, Barrett, Parrot, Garnett, Parlett, Paskett, Sarratt, Garret

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Parrett Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Parrett name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Parrett. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    53%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    21%

  • Germanic Europe

    7%

  • Eastern Europe & Russia

    3%

  • Norway

    3%

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Parrett Family Origin

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Parrett Family Occupations

What did your Parrett ancestors do for a living?

In 1880, the most common Parrett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 52% of Parrett's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Parrett family was Farm Laborer. Farmer, Farming and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Parrett.

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  • Farmer

    52%
  • Farming

    5%
  • Keeping House

    4%
  • Farm Laborer

    3%

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

Parrett Historical Records

What Parrett family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 29,000 census records available for the last name Parrett. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Parrett 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 2,000 immigration records available for the last name Parrett. 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 3,000 military records available for the last name Parrett. For the veterans among your Parrett ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Parrett Life Expectancy

What is the average Parrett lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Parrett life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1951, and highest in 1965. The average life expectancy for Parrett in 1951 was 37, and 76 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Parrett

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Parrett 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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