Pelletier Family History

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Pelletier Name Meaning

French: occupational name for a fur trader, from Old French pelletier (a derivative of pellet, diminutive of pel ‘skin’, ‘hide’).

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

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Pelletier Family Origin

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Pelletier Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    28%
  • Laborer

    11%
  • Carpenter

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%

In 1880, the most common Pelletier occupation in the USA was Farmer. 28% of Pelletier's were Farmers. Farmer, Laborer and Carpenter were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pelletier. A less common occupation for the Pelletier family was Keeping House.

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Pelletier Historical Records

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Pelletier Life Expectancy

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