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Pellett Name Meaning

English (southeastern): either from a pet form of the personal name Pell, or a metonymic occupational name for a furrier, from Old French pellet ‘fur’, a diminutive of pel ‘skin’. Compare Pelletier.

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

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Pellett Family Origin

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Pellett Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    41%
  • Keeping House

    13%
  • Farming

    8%
  • Carpenter

    5%

In 1880, Farmer, Keeping House and Farming were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Pellett. The most common Pellett occupation in the USA was Farmer. 41% of Pellett's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Pellett family was Carpenter.

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Pellett Life Expectancy

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